Discover the history of the university and the hidden treasures of the city

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Pécs is an incredibly vibrant city with a significant cultural heritage. From shaping its history from the Celts through the Romans to the Ottomans, and all the way to the Second World War, many have contributed to its formation. Through the lens of history, we can understand the evolution of our beloved city. The University Library and Knowledge Center of the University of Pécs offers insight into the period between the two world wars.

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Japanese culture

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Japan, where tradition meets modernity in perfect balance, is a captivating destination that combines ancient customs with advanced technology.

The country is especially renowned for its technological achievements and is at the forefront of innovation, from manufacturing to humanoid robots that help care for the elderly. A shining example of this progress is the Shinkansen, or bullet train, which has been speeding across the country since 1964.
Even though Japan is a highly developed country, it has managed to preserve its ancient and precious customs. In this blog post, we discover what makes Japan a true cultural wonder.

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E-book readers in our library

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In today’s world, digital books, commonly known as e-books, have transcended their novelty status and gained considerable popularity among readers due to their emphasis on convenience and environmental awareness.

E-books provide broad access to content, which can be viewed on various devices such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and computers. These devices are customizable, offering choices in size, portability, and functionality to suit different reading preferences.

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Benefits of Citizen Science in our Community

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One of our library working groups has been working for some time on the mapping of Citizen Science projects in Hungary and Europe, with particular interest on Pécs of course.

In connection with this, we are starting a series of blogs entitled “Link to knowledge”, serving as a framework of our work, while trying to present as many projects as possible through interviews, as well as offer a place to learn about the concept and possibilities of Citizen Science.

In our first article, we present the idea of Citizen Science and the current activities of our working group.

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Mission Impression

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A book selection about impressionism has been collected for our visitors on the 2nd floor of the University of Pécs Library and Knowledge Centre.

Peculiar paintings presenting picturesque nature. Impressionism brought about a pioneering method to depict the seen by grabbing the essence of light, shades, colors and shapes. A farewell to copying the view and a welcome of spontaneous sensation on the canvas.

 

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