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ANAU Scientific Library opens Treasure Doors on librarian day


On the occasion of Librarian's Day, on 7th of October, for the first time doors of treasures were open and a small part of  a rich stock of multilingual antique books and journals (more than 3500) was showcased. The oldest book of the library is 238 years old published in 1781.

University faculty and staff were gathered under the roof of the library to get acquainted with the ancient literature showed and to congratulate on the occasion and appreciate their hard work.

On behalf of ANAU Rector Mr. Hrachya Tspnetsyan  congratulated on the librarian’s day emphasizing the importance of the librarian’s work especially in fast developing era of  information technologies. Mr. Tspnetsyan mentioned - “ANAU Library values its work and modern technologies are being applied meantime preserving best traditions of library work, and librarians approach creatively to their job.


The University’s library is not just a stock of books, but also a center for shaping student’s outlook and a platform for “dialogue” between the reader and the author.” Vice-rector Tspnetsyan presented certificates of appreciation to Lilit Vardanyan, Julietta Torosyan and Hripsime Aleksanyan. Anna Aghajanyan, president of trade union, and lecturers of different chairs also congratulated.


Hasmik Adamyan, acting head of scientific library congratulating the colleagues, addressed the achievements of the library. Today ANAU Library provides free electronic books by KOHA system.

Taking into consideration that ANAU Library is the only library of the field it is an open source for everyone. In result website visits per year is over 390000.

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Daily care and preservation of books, system replenishment with new books, books’ digitalization, catalog creation, serving readers – tremendous amount of work is being carried out by 25 employee staff of the Library.

Ancient books’ exhibition will be finished in a week.

Click the following link to see the list of ancient books presented.