Címlap 2

Annual summer closure

CHANGING SPACES. The Danube region on historical maps

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition

In an upward trend
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An interview was made with László Boka, Director of Research and Academic Affairs, NSZL and Head of NSZL Publishing House.

At least 100 years of protection were given to János Arany's manuscripts
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János Arany’s most precious manuscripts and other documents arrived in National Széchényi Library from Nagyszalonta-based János Arany Memorial Museum in February 2018, so as to be restored by experts.

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.

Comics as Narrative. The 9th Art and its Icons in Hungary – opening ceremony
Rendezvények

The Hungarian Comics Association and National Széchényi Library will open a joint exhibition on May 14, 2018, in order to present some major chapters in the history of Hungarian comics.

Guests from Bulgaria
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Based on a cooperation agreement signed previously by the two institutions, Professor Krasimira Aleksandrova, Directress of the St. St. Cyril and Methodius National Library of Bulgaria and some of her colleagues paid a visit to National Széchényi Library. The main aim of the meeting was to identify relics of early Bulgarian book printing kept in NSZL.

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.