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Historicky první Knižnicou roku na Slovensku je Mestská knižnica mesta Piešťany

Historically, the first title ‘Library of the Year’ in Slovakia was acquired by the Municipal Library of Piešťany

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From time to time everyone needs to hear that he or she is doing a good job. And when praise and words of recognition are pronounced not only by the members of the target groups, but also from the top state officials, it is evidence, that the chosen path was right. The director of the Municipal Library of Piešťany Ing. Margita Galová heard very positive words from the Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic Ľubica Laššáková at the end of June 2019, when she took over the title “Library of the Year 2018” in the category Municipal Library. This is the first-ever award of its kind in Slovakia.

The library was awarded this title mainly due to successful building, acquisition, professional processing and protection of the universal library collection and satisfying of cultural, information, educational and rehabilitation needs of users of all age and social groups. The jury also took into account the fact that the library held 718 events in 2018.

We are pleased that the Municipal Library of Piešťany is using ARL information system extended by the module “Digital Chronicle“, which is called the “Calendar of Events” in the library. It is used for creation, registration, accessing and archiving of events organized by the library. Adding digital objects (invitations, photos, videos, chats, etc.) to the articles describing events is “Digital Chronicle” giving a thorough view of the events. The module also enables several practical outputs concerning the frequency of events, attendance, participation of specific persons or organizations, sponsors, etc. In printed form it can also serve as a real “chronicle”.
CONGRATULATIONS AND WE WISH THE LIBRARY A LOT OF ENTHUSIASM AND ENERGY FOR FURTHER WORK!


Happy Easter!

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We wish you nice and pleasant spring holidays!


SVK Prešov has a return machine

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One of the installations of RFID technologies, that we implemented last year, was the return machine at the State Scientific Library in Prešov. Its readers are therefore not limited by the opening hours of the library and can return the borrowed documents 24 hours a day. The return machine is very helpful for librarians too – the device is linked to a grading line that automatically sorts books according to library requirements. For more information see here.


PF 2019

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Dear customers, supporters and friends of the company,

we would like to wish you and your loved ones a beautiful and peaceful Christmas filled with joy, love and tolerance.

In the new year 2019 let you serve your health, you are happy, in short, everything works well!

Workers of Cosmotron Bohemia & Slovakia


Slovak national authorities involved

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In recent days, the Slovak National Library has allowed access to national authorities through the Z39.50 protocol. We have already involved the authorities for our Slovak customers.
If any of our Czech customers would be interested in using Slovak national authorities too, just contact a service representative, who will provide the access. Thank you.


Mysterious stories in Hodonin

“Mysterious stories” in Hodonín

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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czech Republic, the literary and art competition of the school collectives “Mysterious stories” took place in City Library in Hodonín. Our company was very happy to support this event and give games, art supplies and other material gifts to winners. The prize-giving ceremony will take place on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 5:30 pm in the City Library.


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We know the term for seminar ARL 2019!

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Dear customers,

when you mark the calendar for next year’s events, do not forget to write: 9.-10.May 2019 SEMINAR ARL in Luhačovice. We will gradually introduce you to further details. We are looking forward to seeing you!


Looking Back at Conferences in September 2018

Looking Back at Conferences in September 2018

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In recent days, we have actively participated in two major conferences: “42nd Workshop of Librarians of Museums and Galleries in the Czech Republic” in Museum of Prácheň in Písek and “Today’s libraries 2018” in Olomouc. In both cases, we presented articles focused on data, information, information systems, and so on.
At the same time, these conferences meant a lot of new inspiration to us. Check a brief photo view.

Conferences in September 2018


Invitation to the "Today's libraries 2018"

Invitation to the “Today’s libraries 2018”

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On 11th – 13th September 2018, the librarian conference “Today’s libraries 2018”, the main partner of which is our company, is held in Olomouc. Come to hear the presentations of Ing. Nadežda Andrejčíková, PhD. She will present ARL as a platform in the article entitled “Open, come …” on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 14:15. And on Wednesday at 13:35, in the article “What we do not see at first glance”, ARL tools determined for data analysis will be presented. Come and see!


"We have technology, let's learn and we can do it!"

“We have technology, let’s learn and we can do it!”

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The new ITlib Information Technology and Libraries 2/2018 issue brings reflection of N. Andrejčíková, member of the editorial board of the magazine and managing director of Cosmotron company. She spoke about the use of knowledge resources and information technologies, about attitude to the library profession, etc., as a response to reports about terminating of the favorite library conference INFORUM. You can find the article here or download it from the link below.

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