Between July 18 and August 22
National Széchényi Library will be closed between July 18, 2016 and August 22, 2016. The Mihály Zichy exhibition will be open until September 15, 2016, even during the summer closure.
Between June 15 and September 15, 2016, NSZL will hold an exhibition presenting samples from the oeuvre of Mihály Zichy who worked, among others, as a Russian court painter. In addition to decorative albums illustrated by him, the exhibition will also present photographs from our Manuscript Collection, related items of the Zichy correspondence and other valuable documents.
At 1 p.m. on August 5 and 12, guided tours will be held at our Mihály Zichy exhibition. You and your friends are welcome at the events. Please, note that the guided tours will be held in Hungarian.
We would like to inform you that today, on July 19, between 1.30 p.m. and 10 p.m. there will be an advertising film shooting in Lion Courtyard. Visitors who arrive to have a look at our Zichy exhibition may occasionally be stopped for a few minutes. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Balázs Mikusi, Head of the Music Collection of National Széchényi Library was elected one of the vice presidents of International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres for the period between 2016 and 2019.
The 8th volume of the series Bibliotheca Scientiae et Artis, published jointly by the Hungarian national library and Gondolat Publishing House, is out. The book focuses on representations of power in sciences and arts.
Lymbus has been published since 2003 annually, in one volume. Its main aim is to present materials found during hungarica research, to authentically publish, translate and report on original sources, as far as text or language is concerned, as well as to present related research.
Options of users searching in periodicals have been expanded. On MATARKA site, you can search in the full text of periodical issues which can be found in both MATARKA and EPA. An article-level search field has also been built in the home page of EPA.