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The website of the SibMed library was voted the best


The SibMed Research Medical Library took first place in the seventh annual ranking of the websites of medical universities' libraries in Russia and the CIS countries. The ranking was published by the Association of Medical Libraries.

The expert board, which included specialists from the libraries of Russia and Belarus, assessed the libraries of medical universities based on the analysis of data presented on their official websites. The main criteria for assessing medical libraries were: being equipped with electronic resources and being customer-focused in the information and educational environment of the university.

The official presentation of the ranking and the awards ceremony were held as part of the VI Biblioforum "Information Technologies in Medical Libraries" on December 9, 2021.

Today the SibMed library is the largest scientific and medical library in Siberia. The library fund contains more than 770,000 documents, including manuscripts and lifetime editions of lectures by medical scientists of the 17th-20th centuries, over 48,000 scientific periodicals and over 6,000 electronic editions. More than 2.5 million full-text documents from the world's electronic databases are available to students and staff annually. The library fund contains more than 3,350 theses defended by doctors since 1888 and more than 80,000 abstracts of dissertations defended since 1963.