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Postgraduate is asking, librarian is answering

Are you studying and are in process of own academic research? Clearly enough that on different research stages lots of questions appear:

  • Where and how to find reliable information;
  • How to save your search results;
  • How not to violate the principles of academic integrity incidentally;
  • How to cite sources and format reference list according to the Ukrainian or international standards.

These are the questions the experts of KPI Education and research support center are ready to answer live.

Dedicated to the International Day of Postgraduate Student on 21 January at 16:00 KPI Library invites ALL INTERESTED postgraduates for online fast question round (question-answer). During one hour we will answer your questions.

To participate the event please register in advantage via the link and ask questions on the themes mentioned. Registration form. 

Link to zoom-conference you will receive by your email in 2 hours before the meeting.

Receive answers and save time for your research!

Бібліотека КПІ 21 січня 2021 р., 16:00 читати далі

Where the Old New Year comes from?

We celebrated New Year, Christmas, and here we have a new holiday – Old New Year!

Is it New or Old? And «Where the Old New Year comes from»?

That is what on the 13 th January at 18:00 our dear and loved Mykhailo Borysovych Kalnyckyi will tell us. He is a historian, expert in Kyiv history, writer, journalist, and we are always looking forward to meeting him!

Online lecture will be held on Zoom platform, join after registration.

Бібліотека КПІ 13 січня 2021 р., 18:00 читати далі

Fantastic course, the return: Ray Bradbury and Roger Zelazny

Our meetings were stopped by the quarantine. But we haven’t told you everything. Let’s meet again, now online?

On the 22nd of December at 18:00 we will talk about Ray Bradbury, who is always in trend and popular. And about Roger Zelazny who has been a little forgotten, and that is wrong.

Ray Bradbury. He was called «good old storyteller», and he himself thought he «was created by the books». He knew since he was 12 that he would be a writer and dreamed to be buried on Mars. He created new genre of autobiographic fantasy, but his works are considered to be beside the genres.  He is the author who teaches people to imagine and to think.

Roger Zelazny is the leader of New wave movement in science fiction, when the sci-fi writers paid attention to the humans and their inner world instead of robots and space ships.

While studying Roger Zelazny did judo and martial arts, wrote poetry and sci-fi novels, learned to play chess, learned Hindi and Japanese, was fascinated by the meditation and mystic, mythology and psychology. And then all those knowledge he used in his books: both in fantasy and science fiction, and he was a master to mix those genres.

To visit Fantastic course, please register via link.

Бібліотека КПІ 22 грудня 2020 р., 18:00 читати далі

PostArt: Ukrainian Cinema (part one)

Hello, friends! Finally we again organize events in cooperation with PostArt. Since 18th December we organize lectures.

On the first meeting Olha Maksymiv will tell us about Ukrainian cinematography. The general overview will take 2 lectures. First – from the birth till ‘Khrushchev Thaw’, second – from «Era of Stagnation» till nowadays.

On Friday we will speak about Ukrainian movies poster, creativity of Dovzhenko, Illienko, Mykolaychuk, Kavaleridze, Vertov.

Why Paradzhanov can be called Ukrainian director and how pomegranate is related to it?

Lectures will be held in Zoom, please join: it will be very interesting.

The link will be sent on 18.12 at 16:00 to your email after you fill the form.


The time can be changed, you will be informed beforehand.

Бібліотека КПІ 18 грудня 2020 р., 18:00 читати далі

How the first DIY DNA-vaccine in Ukraine was tested?

What do we know of bio-hacking? That is the new and revolutionary direction in biotechnology.

Bio-hacking is based on the genetic engineering. The word bio-hacking means to «hack»  biological objects, in particular – their genetic code.

What bio-hackers do? That is the question we will ask on the 9th December at 19:00 the founder of the first DIY bio-hacker laboratory Dariia Dantseva.

We will speak about «How the first DIY DNA-vaccine in Ukraine was tested?», receive answers to other questions and will hear lots of interesting information!

You can join online meeting if register.


Бібліотека КПІ 09 грудня 2020 р., 19:00 читати далі

Musk’s batteries and other super-accumulators

10 of November – International Day of Science. Ofcourse, KPI Scientific and Technical Library could not stand off.

So we invite you to the lecture «Musk’s batteriesand other super-accumulators» (from the lecture cycle «Popular talks about the science»).

Speaker – professor of Chemical Technology Faculty, Doctor of Chemical Sciences, docent Heorhiy Sokolskyi.

About what will we talk? About the history of invention and accumulators mode of operation, about the laboratory-based work on accumulators of future generation, and about being eco-friendly.

Lecture is online, registration needed.
Lecture is not recorded. Get ready with your questions!

Бібліотека КПІ 10 листопада 2020 р., 19:00 читати далі

XX Radio Dictation of Unity

«And now prepare your pen and paper. We are writing dictation!»

Amazing! Your hands used to sweat, and you wanted to run away from the lesson hearing that phrase before, but the next week it will unite thousands of Ukrainians around the world!

On the 9th of November on the Day of Ukrainian Language and Writing the XX Radio Dictation of Unity will take place.

Special project organized by the Suspilne Radio gathers people who love native language and are proud of being Ukrainians!

The event will start in studio of UA Pershyi, and also in the air of UA: Ukrainian Radio and UA: Radio Culture. The written works will be accepted online and offline. The letter on the paper can be sent to the address: Kyiv city, Khreshchatyk street, 26, 01001. It is important that postmark with the date sent was not later November, 10. Online works can be applied to the e-mail rd@ukr.radio .

KPI Library traditionally joins writing #radiodictation2020!

At 8:45 on this day we gather on the Zoom platform KPI community, friends and partners. We will tell the rules, support with a smile and TOGETHER write anniversary dictation!

Register via link and join us!

Бібліотека КПІ 09 листопада 2020 р., 08:45 читати далі

Workshop «How to search information for education and research in open accessі»

Within the framework of International Open Access Week we invite students and postgraduate students of Igor Sikorsky KPI to join the workshop «How to search information for education and research in open accessі» on 22 of October 2020 at 15:00.

Why should you come:

  • learn to save time you spend on searching information;
  • have a look at institutional repositories where you can search documents full
    texts 24/7;
  • find out in which electronic archives quality information content is waiting for
    you while you spend hours browsing through over 100 000 search results in
  • hear how to search information and save search results in Google Academy;
  • learn to separate books and articles of commercial publishing houses in open
    access quickly.

See you online.
Registration form.

Бібліотека КПІ 22 жовтня 2020 р., 15:00 читати далі

«Mysterious planet Venus»

It is bright and hot, but has no moons.

It is called ‘sister’ of the Earth. But are they
relatives indeed?

What else is hiding behind its clouds «Mysterious planet Venus» ? The next week we will
get closer to the answer!

Online-lecture of our good fellow, research scientist of the Main Astronomy Observatory of
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Iuliana Kuznetsova will give answers to lots of your questions. One of them – is life possible on Venus?

20 th October, 19:00 in Zoom.
To provide enough places for the passengers of our starship, we ask you to register. The lecture will not be recorded.
Registration via link.

We will send link to the lecture in Zoom the day before the event to your e-mail.

Бібліотека КПІ 20 жовтня 2020 р., 19:00 читати далі

Scientific online seminar «Strategy development of academic publication»

KPI Library invites the representatives of academic periodicals, representatives of scientific conferences organizational committees on 19 th of October 2020 at 15:00 to visit scientific online seminar «Strategy development of academic publication».

Key aspects:

  • signs and criteria of quality journals;
  • technical elements of scientific journal: website, ISSN, DOI;
  • part, rights and obligations of author, peer-reviewers, members of editorial board;
  • how to calculate citation number that has journal which is not indexed in Web of Science Core Collection;
  • what journals to look up to, what can you borrow for the development of own journal;
  • where and why journal has to be indexed, and what you should avoid;
  • criteria and procedure of journal selection to Web of Science Core Collection;
  • answers to the questions from the registration forms.

Presenter: Iryna Tykhonkova, PhD, Customer Education and Analytical Resources Specialist, Clarivate Analytics.

Participation is free. All the registered participants will receive on e-mail invitation with a link to the event.

Registration via link

Бібліотека КПІ 19 жовтня 2020 р., 15:00 читати далі


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