Címlap 2

The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop

Pop-up exhibition on 170 years of Hungarian caricatures

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition

Publications

Treasures were exchanged in National Széchényi Library
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Two unique books returned to their worthy place on June 11, 2018. One of them is a work by Kelemen Mikes, that had been saved from fire during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, and which is now returned from the United States. The other one is a long forgotten publication, emerging after several decades and rightfully belonging to the Franciscans of Buda.

Success at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition
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As in previous years, this year, too a publication of NSZL’s Publishing House received an award at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition. Special Award of the President of Hungary went to the facsimile edition of Variations for a Nursery Rhyme by Ernő Dohnányi.

Progress in Hungarian library standardization
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One of the key tasks of the national library is the coordination of issues related to library standardization, including the preparation of library standards, rules and recommendations. We are pleased to inform you about positive developments in this field.

Board Meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries in Budapest
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The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML), an organization comprising over 1.500 members, held its mid-year board meeting on 23–24 February 2018 in National Széchényi Library.

E-books from Typotex
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A free online higher education database including books published by Typotex Publishing House has been available in NSZL since 2018. Library readers can have access to the database via computers placed in our reading rooms.

Services of Akadémiai Kiadó
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National Széchényi Library currently subscribes to three services of Akadémiai Kiadó, namely, the journals and dictionaries packages and the so-called MeRSZ, which provides Library users with an unlimited access to the full text of Hungarian and foreign-language journals included in these packages, to dictionaries published by the Kiadó, as well as to the continuously expanding electronic collection of basic and reference books.

Access to GALE Literary Sources database
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As of 2017, GALE Literary Sources, including eight literary databases, can be accessed from National Széchényi Library. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive literary database packages of the world.

The original of Hymn in National Széchényi Library
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On July 3, 2017, escrow contract of the autograph manuscript of Hymnus (Hymn), a poem by Ferenc Kölcsey will be renewed during a renewal ceremony in National Széchényi Library.