On January 29 presentation of the Compendium of conference proceedings “The role of the Armenian press in the formation and preservation of the national value system. family, homeland, church’’ took place in the National Library of Armenia. Compendium includes the reports presented during homonymous conference held on November 28-29, 2019 at the National Library of Armenia on the occasion of the 225th anniversary of “Azdarar”, the first Armenian periodical. 317-pages compendium was published by the National Library of Armenia at the end of last year. Compendium is compiled by the Deputy Director of NLA Haykanush Ghazaryan, the editor is Albert Kharatyan.
Authors of articles, editors and other guests attended the presentation. In her welcoming speech Director of the National Library of Armenia Anna Chulyan noted that both the organization of similar conferences and the publication of scientific materials collections are of great importance, taking into consideration that the National Library of Armenia is also a scientific structure and should not only unite representatives of this field, but also become a platform for the dissemination of their articles abroad. In addition to ISBN, ISMN and ISSN international standard numbers, the National Library of Armenia will provide to the authors of scientific articles DOI numbers for digital object identification. In the event the articles are included in NLA publications, authors will receive DOI numbers free of charge.
Haykanush Ghazaryan, Deputy Director of the National Library mentioned in her speech that detailed work had been done to prepare the compendium to publication. It includes articles of 32 researchers among 42 participants of the conference.
Authors of the articles, having received their copies of compendium, welcomed the initiative of the National Library of Armenia to bring all researchers together and expressed their gratitude for the compilation and high-quality polygraphic design of the publication.