Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Moscow: 4th Seminar on UDC organized by VINITI

The 4th in the series of VINITI's seminars on UDC methods "The conceptual approach to describing resources in pure sciences using Universal Decimal Classification" will take place on 8-10 April 2009.

Russian speaking users can find more information about this seminar at http://forum.udcc.ru/

About VINITI

Vserossiisky Institut Nauchnoi i Tekhnicheskoi Informatsii (VINITI) - All-Russian Scientific and Technical Information Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences is the leading information centre in Russia and CIS.

VINITI gathers and processes information from natural sciences and technology from 130 countries in 66 languages and prepares about one million records per year, presenting them both as printed publications and computer-readable databases.

The unique feature of VINITI bibliographic service is that it collects, creates abstracts, stores and make available significant amount of scientific and technical materials that are not published (deposited manuscripts, dissertations, etc).

VINITI also develops tools and software for advanced information processing: search engines, automatic translation systems, intellectual indexing and abstracting systems, etc. As the owner of UDC data in Russian language, VINITI is the only publisher within the UDC Consortium that still maintains and publishes full edition of the UDC (over 200,000 records).

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