A part of the Shevchenko Scientific Society Library was handed over from New York to Berdyansk

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Berdyansk State Pedagogical University received 57 boxes with several thousand books from the Shevchenko Scientific Society in America. This is the 1st part of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in America donation to the BSPU library, which consists of more than 5,000 publications.

The transmitted library is collections mainly on Ukrainian and Ukrainian humanitarian studies, primarily there are books on history and literature, published in Ukrainian territories and by the diaspora – in the USA, Germany, Argentina, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, France, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, etc.

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in America (https://shevchenko.org/) operates since the 2nd half of the 1940s. The Shevchenko Scientific Society in America headquarters is located in New York, and the centers are in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, Detroit, Pittsburgh and Boston.

The correspondence of Professor Igor Lyman with the director of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in America Library Mr. Levko Chaban regarding this gift lasted more than 3 years, from November 2018 – it was then that he made such a generous offer. And finally, the most of the books are already in Berdyansk!

It is planned that the received books will form a separate collection in the library of the Berdyansk State Pedagogical University and will be available not only to teachers and students of our University, but also to the public of the entire region. It has already been agreed that some of the books will be temporarily taken for scanning by the Ukrainian diaspora electronic library – DIASPORIANA.

Sincere thanks to the Shevchenko Scientific Society in America for such a generous gift!

 

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