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2017/09/04
In August, the number of articles in NSZL’s Electronic Periodicals Archive & Database (Hungarian abbreviation: EPA) reached 500,000! The service is expanding and it continues to be available for free.
2017/08/30
Due to film shooting, the entire territory of Lion Court and the Main Entrance of our Library will be closed between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday August 31, 2017. Readers can enter the building at the Staff Entrance.
2017/08/28
Season 2 of cultural historical series entitled Orientalists in NSZL will begin in September 2017. Edited by László Tüske, Director-General of NSZL, Arabist, professor of Pázmány Péter Catholic University, the lecture series presenting various fields and results of Hungarian research into the East was launched last year.
24 Carats is an act of play and celebration of contemporary poets who sent poems – greetings, homages, pastiches, paraphrases, ballads – answering the festive announcement of National Széchényi Library to submit works also in the form of manuscripts for our bicentenary exhibition „Others only get their laurels leaf by leaf…” – Treasures, Cult, Reception History.
2017/09/01
Just like in previous years, National Széchényi Library will take part in the Hungarian Language and Book Festival. We are waiting for you and your friends with a book sales pavilion, a stage book presentation, and with other programs in the Library building.
2017/08/21
As of August 22, 2017, Microfilm Reading Room will serve our readers at a new location, next to the Book Issue Station on Floor 7.
2017/06/30
In the summer, even during the annual closure of NSZL, special guided tours of our János Arany exhibition will be held at 4 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday. Organized groups can apply for other hours as well, but preliminary e-mail notice is required at least two weeks prior to the planned visit.
Bequest of composer Zsolt Pethő became part of the Music Collection of NSZL in Spring 2017. A chamber exhibition was compiled from selected documents of this bequest for the Night of Museums 2017. The exhibition will be open in the reading room and corridor of our Music Collection until July 15, and after the annual summer closure, between August 22 and September 30, 2017.
2017/07/07
Entitled “Quality of Life – Librarians in the Service of Society”, the 49th Roaming Conference of the Association of Hungarian Librarians (AHL) was held in Miskolc between July 5 and 7, 2017. At the roaming conference, our colleague, Mrs. Elizabeth Gazdag, Director of the Hungarian ISSN National Centre, NSZL was awarded Medallion for Association Work.
2017/07/11
K11 Art and Cultural Center cordially invites you to the opening ceremony of an exhibition of the Association of Hungarian Photographers’ Senior Team entitled Waters – Coasts – People.
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