On December 27, 2018, the specialists of the user service department of the Bilim Information and Library Center summed up the year among library users from eighteen to twenty five years. The winners were determined in the nominations “The most active user”, “The most fun user”, “The most intelligent user”. The holders of these nominations were given memorable gifts in a festive atmosphere.
The selection of a book and the selection of works is an important criterion in the development of a reading culture.
On December 21, 2018, the regular library of active readers under the motto “The choice of a book and the selection of works is an important criterion in the development of reading culture” took place in the electronic library of the information and library center “Bilim”. The meeting was opened by the deputy director of the Information and Analytical Center Kamilova S.E., who noted in her speech the important role of clubs of active readers in developing and shaping the culture of reading and information culture. The librarian D. Khayrullayeva presented a video and a slide presentation to the readers on the topic of the club’s activities. During the event, club members led a discussion on the past days by A. Kadiri. At the end of the event, members of the club with great enthusiasm shared their opinions about the negative and positive features of the heroes of the famous work. At this, the classes of the club, which were scheduled for 2018 ended.
On December 14, 2018, the Bilim Information and Library Center and the Republican Specialized Lyceum of Music and Art at the National Guard of the Republic of Uzbekistan held a spiritual and educational event - a round table discussion entitled “Reading is a delight.” Member of the Writers' Union, translator, publisher H. Sattori, deputy editor-in-chief of the Literature and Art of Uzbekistan magazine B. Haydarov, Adolat newspaper correspondent S. Mamurov, who were invited by IBC specialists, took part in the event. At the beginning of the conversation at the round table, students of the lyceum read poems and excerpts from the stories of their own composition. Then, H. Sattorius shared his opinion with the participants of the event about his attitude to the reading culture. B. Khaidarov gave valuable advice to beginning writers and poets in mastering the secrets of literary mastery. During the event, a discussion on the creative process took place. At the end of the conversation at the round table, the specialist at IBC Bilim noted in her speech that the systematic reading of the works of art of classics and modern authors, word masters, would allow beginning writers and poets to put the creative mechanism into action, to move on to create their own work. The library specialists presented active participants with diplomas and memorable gifts. The guests of the event, from among the masters of the artistic word, presented the library with the publication of their works as a gift. The event was held at a high level.
As part of the implementation of the Resolution of the President Sh. M. Mirziyoyev of September 13, 2017, “On the program of comprehensive measures for the development of the system for publishing and distributing books, raising and promoting the culture of reading” from 5 to 7 December 2018, the Bilim Information and Library Center A marketing study titled “My Favorite Book” was conducted to study user preferences in reading fiction. Over a hundred library users of different age and social categories took an active part in the survey. According to the survey results, it was revealed that among the readers of the Bilim IBC, the works of Russian and foreign classics A. Pushkin, L. Tolstoy, F. Dostoevsky, D. Defoe, Shakespeare, M. Twain, G. X are now in great demand. Anderson, E. Hemenguey, A. Dumas. Of the Uzbek authors, works by such authors A. Kadiri, U. Khoshimov, T. Malik, S. Ahmad are very popular. An unprecedented interest of the library's readers in the work of the great Kyrgyz writer and public figure Ch. Aitmatov is also shown. The results of the survey showed that users of the Bilim IBC give their preference to the historical, detective and adventure genres of fiction. The results of this marketing research will be reflected in the acquisition policy of the capital of the Moscow Information Library Center.
On December 6, 2018, in order to improve the legal literacy of users, knowledge of the Basic Law of our country - the Constitution, as well as the promotion of legal publications, a thematic exhibition "The most important document of the state" was organized in the Bilim Information and Library Center, which is dedicated to 27 anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In the bibliographic review, a library specialist acquainted users with the materials presented at the exhibition, reflecting the most important provisions of the Constitution, the history of our state and the Constitution, comments on the Basic Law, as well as various legislative publications that are of interest to all social categories of users.
On December 5, 2018, employees of the Information and Library Center "Bilim" together with specialists from the AIDS Center in Tashkent held an educational event - a round table discussion "Everyone should know!" Dedicated to World AIDS Day. The event took place in the secondary school No. 183 of the Chilanzar district for students in grades 10-11. A thematic exhibition “Be Vigilant” was prepared for this event, according to which a bibliographic review was conducted by a specialist of the center. The round table discussion was opened by the psychologist of the school, which, in her speech, noted that, all over the world, this day people talk about AIDS, about the threat to the existence of mankind is a global epidemic. She also stressed that an important task in the fight against HIV infection is the organization of large-scale preventive and informational work. Further, the floor was given to the specialist of the Republican Center for the Fight against AIDS, who gave a lecture on the topic: "HIV is a virus, a destroyer of the immune system." During the conversation, the multimedia product “STOP HIV!”, Which was created by the specialists of ILC “Bilim”, was demonstrated. At the end of the event, a dialogue was held on the topic of the participants, and leaflets containing information on AIDS prevention were distributed to students.
On December 1, 2018, the specialists of the Information and Library Center “Bilim” organized a tour of the library for the 2nd year students of the Republican Academic Music and Art Lyceum under the National Guard. The librarian of the user service department informed the students about the rules for using the library, told about the fund, about the possibilities of electronic reading, about periodicals that are available in the general reading room sector fund. During the excursion, students of the Lyceum with great interest familiarized themselves with the library of the library and the fund of rare and valuable publications, which are the pearl of the Bilim Information and Library Center. Also, taking advantage of this opportunity, potential readers got acquainted with the books and periodicals of interest, services of the electronic reading room. At the end of the tour, the students expressed their unanimous desire to become users of the capital's center.
November 26 - 29, 2018 within the framework of the implementation of the action plan for the promotion and promotion of the innovative project “Inlib. Innovative library ”, the staff of ILC“ Bilim ”conducted outreach activities in public places and educational institutions of the city of Tashkent. Librarians in an accessible form informed citizens about how it is possible with the help of QR codes of books to download and read electronic publications on mobile devices found in the funds of the metropolitan information and library center. Tashkent residents expressed their gratitude to the library specialists and opinion on the timeliness of the implementation of this innovative project of information and library services.
On November 26, 2018, in accordance with the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh. Mirziyoyev of September 13, 2017, the most active reader competition was held at the Bilim Information Library Center. The purpose of this competition is to increase the prestige of books and reading, promote the culture of reading, develop and stimulate reading activity of the young generation, organize cultural leisure through the development of family reading traditions, identify and encourage the most active and creative readers and families. Specialists of the CSC, active readers of the library, residents of the Navbahor community, as well as students of the Republican Specialized Music Lyceum of the National Guard of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the event. At the beginning of the event, the floor was given to the director of the Bilim IBC Karimova H. K., who, in her speech, congratulated those present on the holiday for all lovers and connoisseurs of the book, stressed the importance and necessity of holding such contests and expressed her opinion that reading books contributes to spiritual development of people, especially the younger generation. During the event, excerpts from the works of popular Uzbek authors U. Hashimov, E. Vakhidov, T. Malik, as well as musical works performed by talented students of the Lyceum were heard.
Then, the results of the competition were announced in three nominations: “The most active reader”, “The most read book”, “The most read author”. D. Khamdamov, E. Talypova, T. Karimov were recognized as active users of the library, read a large number of books and periodicals during the year, which are active participants in mass events held in the Bilim Information Center, which showed their knowledge, erudition, and intellect, participating in literary games , quizzes, tests, and also talent - in creative competitions, they are also active assistants of the library in attracting new users of the center. In the nominations "The most read book" and "The most read author" was recognized the book of Utkira Khashimov "Affairs of the earth." The winners of these nominations are N. Akbarov, U.Nuriddinov, S.Ishқuvatov, who showed literary skill in presenting the read work, revealing the positive and negative aspects of the characters in the stories, and also noted the significance of this work as a source of moral education for young people. All the winners of the nominations were awarded diplomas from the administration of ILC "Bilim".
The ceremony of awarding the best Uzbek scientist Scopus Award took place at the Tashkent State University of Economics. The contribution of scientists to the development of science was assessed according to citation in the reviewed scientific literature.
Dilshat Tulyaganov from the branch of the Turin Polytechnic University, Temirbek Usmanov from the Academy of Sciences and Bobomurad Akhmedov from the National University of Uzbekistan received awards in the nomination "Scientist of the Year". Mirabbos Hodzhamberdiyev was named the “Best Young Scientist”, and Shahlo Turdikulova won the award in the nomination “Women in Science”.
The Scopus Award is a prestigious global scientific award, based on data from Scopus, the world's largest database of annotations and citations of peer-reviewed scientific literature. The Scopus system contains more than 70 million records of scientific publications, the oldest of which dates from 1788. More than 100 scientific and educational organizations in Uzbekistan gained access to the Scopus database in 2018 as part of the project of the national program "Science 2020".
The ceremony of awarding the Scopus Award was held in the framework of the First International Scientific Forum of Scientists of Uzbekistan. It was organized by the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education with the support of the international scientific publishing house Elsevier.