Projects

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Erasmus+ Developing Trans-regional Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning and the Knowledge Economy / DIREKT

The aim of the project is to develop a joint program, as well as implement separate online modules on information literacy with partner universities.

The project is designed to enhance information literacy, build up an ability to work with library resources not only among students, but also the general public (lifelong learning).

Within the framework of the project it is planned to study the experience of foreign colleagues and apply it to create a program that will promote the development of information literacy skills for successful integration into the international scientific community, fill in knowledge gaps about the rules of writing and standards for presenting research results, including the citation rules and copyright standards.

Partner universities:

  • Limerick Institute of Technology

  • Technische Universitat Dresden

  • Constantine the Philosopher University

  • Ogarev Mordovia State University

  • Far Eastern Federal University

  • Southern Federal University

  • Petrozavodsk State University

  • Non-for-profit Partnership National Electronic-Information Consortium

  • A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University

  • Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University

  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

  • Beijing Institute of Technology

  • Northwestern Polytechnical University

  • Nanjing University of Science and Technology 

NEWS
Under the DIREKT project, English Language Course for librarians is launched

The Specialized English Language Course for the IKBFU’s library staff was launched in September 2017. Learners are supposed to acquire В1 level of English by the end of the training, which will help improve the quality of work with foreign students of the IKBFU.The course is being conducted under the “DIREKT” project (Developing Trans-regional information literacy for lifelong learning and the knowledge economy) within the framework of Erasmus + program (CapacityBuilding). The project is aimed at enhancing information literacy of the general public.



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The philosophy of “lifelong learning” underlies the project.Under the project, it is planned to work out a program that will promote the development of information literacy skills for successful integration into the international scientific community, fill knowledge gaps about the rules of writing and standards for presenting scientific research results, including citation rules and copyright norms.

International students got acquainted with the university library
On October 6, 2017, within the framework of the DIREKT project (Development of Trans-regional Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning and the Knowledge Economy), the Erasmus + (Capacity Building) program, foreign students of the Medical Institute got acquainted with the library of IKBFU. The director of the publishing and library center Vadim Yurievich Kurpakov as well as the library staff, who are studying English for special purposes within the framework of the DIREKT project, spoke to the students. The students were told how to use the scientific and educational catalogues and books in the medical library, were acquainted with the rules for using the electronic media and, in general, with the facilities provided by the university library.
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More than 50 foreign students visited the event. IKBFU believes that this meeting will be the first step towards increasing information literacy among foreign students and attracting them to active use of the university's library.


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