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INFORMATION ABOUT A LIBRARY Structural subdivisions Book Stock of the Library
Electronic catalog of the library Cultural and educational activities Statistics


Contact information

Vinnytsia, 21001, Ostrozkogo Street 32, - corporate e-mail

C o n t a c t s:

  • Head of the library Belous Valentina Stepanovna: (0432) 26-51-98
  • Deputy head Vorobiova Lubov Nickolaevna: (0432) 27-59-46
  • Acquisition department: (0432) 27-59-46
  • Delivery desk of educational and methodological literature: (0432) 27-59-46

In our library one can:

  • Work with documents from the book stocks of the library;
  • Copy data and documents;
  • Receive works that are not preserved in the book stocks of the library via interlibrary circulation department;
  • Use reader catalogues and card indexes;
  • Receive consultations of the librarys specialists;
  • Receive bibliographical and library inquires;
  • Get familiarized with new works at library stands and exhibitions;
  • Receive information about writing candidate and doctoral theses etc.


The library was founded in 1913 as a structural unit of the Teachers Training Institute. In a year the book stock of the library comprised 2032 items. Due to reorganization of the educational establishment the name of the library has been changed several times:

  • 1920-library of Peoples Education Institute;
  • 1930- library of Social Upbringing Institute;
  • 1933- library of Pedagogical Institute named after N. Ostrovsky;
  • 1998-current name.

Structural subdivisions

There are 6 structural subdivisions in the library that carry out complete spectrum of work.


    • Head of the library Belous Valentina Stepanovna

      Graduated from Rovensky State Institute of Culture in 1983

      Employed since 1987

      Took over as head in 2006

    • Deputy head Vorobiova Lubov Nickolaevna

      Graduated from Kiev State Institute of Culture named after Korneychuk in 1986.

      Employed since 2007

      Took over as deputy head in 2009

Departments of the library:

  • Acquisition and scientific literature processing department which comprises acquisition and accounting section, classification and systematization group;
  • Depository department;
  • Department of educational and methodological literature with subdivisions;
    - Delivery desk of educational and methodological literature
    - Reading hall for educational and methodological literature
    - Reading hall for musical art literature
  • Department of scientific literature and fiction with subdivisions;
    - Delivery desk of scientific literature and fiction
    - Common reading hall
    - Newsroom
  • Information end bibliographical with catalog and card indexes
  • Department of information technologies and computer ensuring library processes with electronic information hall;

Book Stock of the Library

Book stock of the library is all-purpose. General number of items 1.01.2016 equaled to 521 . .

The library comprises literature covering different areas of science, namely, pedagogy, psychology, mathematics, physics, philology (Ukrainian, Russian, English, German), history, elementary education, physical education, geography, handicrafts, music, chemistry, biology.

Reference aids

Reference aids of the library are continuously being updated and structured. They include:

  • General alphabet catalog located in Acquisition and scientific literature processing department;
  • General systematic catalog located in catalog room;
  • Systematic articles card indexes located in catalog room;
  • Alphabet catalog located in catalog room;

    18 card indexes that comprise:

  • Electronic publications;
  • Auto abstracts to thesis works;
  • Scientific notes;
  • Diploma works;
  • Educational programs and methodological literature;
  • Authentic texts;
  • Works of teaching staff;
  • Nominates of literary and other prizes;
  • Names of literary works;
  • Quotations (digital version)

Electronic catalog of the library

Electronic catalog of the library of Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University named after the Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky comprises the following user databases:

  • BOOKS - bibliographical descriptions of incomings and basic book stock;
  • ANALYICAL DESCRIPTIONS - analytical descriptions of the articles from periodicals, book and report reviews, analytical descriptions of fiction work collections;
  • PERIODICALS - list of periodicals that include information about accession of different issues;
  • TEACHERS WORKS - bibliographical and analytical description of university teaching staff works; not all publications are preserved in the library;
  • MULTIMEDIA PUBLICATIONS - descriptions of electronic publications. Part of publications are in full text format;
  • IDIVIDUAL AUTHORS (personalia) include:
    - Data about famous personalia of Ukraine and the world;
    - University teaching staff;
    - Personalia of Podillya;
    - Biography of certain personalia;
  • QUOTATIONS - are electronic variant of quotation card indexes, amended by the publications of library book stock, internet publications Aforistica;
  • FULL TEXT FORMAT - complete electronic variant of the text is attached to every bibliographic description of the document;
  • ATOEXTRACTS AND DOCTOR THESIS auto abstracts and doctor thesis according to the following topics: Pedagogy and Psychology, History, Philology, Theory and Methodology of Upbringing , Professional Education, Music , Sport.
  • BOOK STOCK OF RARE AND VALUABLE LITERATURE publications printed before 1922, separate bibliographical descriptions include digital annexes.

Access to electronic catalog data bases is available in library electronic information hall and via library network.

In order to facilitate independent search in electronic catalog via website the library renders the list of information and bibliography developed on the basis of basic data basis and topics.

Formation of university electronic library

Top priority in operations of Computer automation and maintenance department that coordinate the formation of university electronic library is given to:

  • Further integration of innovative technologies into practical activities of the library;
  • Creation of authentic informational resources and their effective application;
  • Development of library informational centre on the basis of electronic information hall , local library and university network;
  • Improvement and constant upgrade of library website;
  • Rendering access to world knowledge system via internet;
  • Computerization of books handing out;
  • Establishing cooperation with university chairs and scientific staff;
  • Establishing feedback with online users via e-mail and Visitors book

Cultural and educational activities

Cultural and educational activities of the library are aimed at facilitating the development of: civil, political, professional culture of future specialists who are going to work in the sphere of education.

Cultural and educational activities are based on :

  • Higher Education Act of Ukraine
  • National doctrine of education development;
  • State national Education program (Ukraine XXI Century)
  • Decree of Ministry of Education of Ukraine dated January 23, 2004 On the approval of an action plan concerning implementation of Bologna accords in the system of higher education and science of Ukraine
  • Concept of children and youth upbringing in the national system of education;
  • Concept of state target reading skills development program for the period up to 2015;
  • State target national cultural program aimed at creation of sole information library system named Library XXI;
  • Calendars of remarkable and memorable dates;
  • Plan of university scientific and research work;
  • Educational plan and regulations of Educational department

While carrying out the activities the priority is given to:

  • civil education;
  • ethic education;
  • aesthetic education;
  • professional education;
  • physical education;
  • healthy lifestyle training;
  • ecological education.

All cultural and educational events carried out in 2011 were based on the unity of all spheres of students education. Basing on the primary tasks of university library, all cultural and educational events are aimed at efficient provision of library users with necessary information, support of educational and pedagogical process, building of intellectual, physical, moral, aesthetic personal qualities of the students as well as their pedagogical skills.

The following methods help to achieve the goals described above:

  • books exhibitions;
  • bibliographical reviews;
  • themed and themed commented browsing;
  • discussions, literary evenings, meetings, presentations

All events are directed on helping to the educational processes, are conducted in reading-rooms, educational audiences, on departments meetings , during university events. A library forms multimedia virtual exhibitions and viewing, virtual photo-gallery, buktreylery, videoreports, videos-lectures and other videoproducts.

Events reports are published on a website, blog and library's channel on Youtube.

A library is available in social networks: "Odnoklasniki", "Vkontakte", "Facebook". We use social networks with the purpose of establishment of more close contacts with our virtual readers, for popularization of books, reading, libraries. Library specialists conduct virtual marketings researches and express-questioning.

Due to events conducted by a library, students broaden their minds, get new knowledge, which can be used for the studing, research and educational purposes.

Statistics for 2021

Last update 03/2022

Basic data

 General number of readers (calculated by the number of library cards issued)
Among them:
 students 4231
 Includes extramural department student 781
 Masters 1096
 Postgraduate students 113
 Teaching staff 412
 University staff 378
 Librarians 23
 Number of visits (per year) 463991
 incl. site views and other Internet resources 404933
 including visitors to mass events 8902
 including remote users 12993
 General number of documents handed out (per year) 911447


 TItlePercent (%)
 Turnover 1,76
 Book supply 82,95
 Reading level 145,76
 Attendance 74,2

Library staff

  All staff 25
  With higher education24
  With library science higher education16
  With library science trade education1

Years of experience

Years of experienceAmount
  From 10 to 209
  Over 20 16
  Full-time employee22
  Improved skills to 2018/2019 years25
  Improved skills in 2020 years17

Library collection

 Title Amount
  General fund  518679
  Books and pamphlets  444192
  Periodicals  48257
  Magazines   46606
  Newspapers (yearly sets)   1651
  CDs, DVDs   850 note
   network local documents   9627 note
   Synopsises of a thesis   10129
   Rare and valuable books   1528
  Science literature 229464
  Educational literature  228040
  Includes in digital format  5204
  Belles lettres  61175
  Publications in Ukrainian    211734
  Publications in foreign languages  306945
  including in Russian  271078

Increased in 2021

 All entries1559 names / 2799 note
 In Ukrainian2591 note
  In foreign languages  208 note
  including in Russian  162 note
 In digital format109
 Science literature1719 note
 Synopsises of a thesis250 names / 255 note
 network local documents109
 Educational literature875
 Belles lettres 205 note
 Periodicals 372 note
 Magazines 343 note
 Newspapers 29 note
 Exchangable stock 961
 received 1937 names

Public activity in 2021

 Event's nameQuantity
 Total quantity of events per year 204
 subject exhibition 159 / 3796 presented
  including virtual exhibitions 4 / 217 presented
 examinations of new literature 6 / 74 presented / 392 visitors
 exhibitions of new aquisitions 50 / 395 presented
 including virtual literature 5 / 587 presented
 bibliographic examinations 2 / 2
 evenings 1 / 18 presented
 virtual verbal journals 1 / 69100 appeals
 reading conferences 11 / 385 present
 group sessions 24 / 669 present
 books' presentations 2 / 80 present
 books' presentations on facebook 3 present
 day of information 1
 calendar of famous and memorable days 6
 including virtual 5
 Biblio-Time 6
 Completed references 4941
 thematic references 1590
 including in auto regime 3599
 including virtual 16
 bibliographical references constructed 2