2021-12-15  |  Open access  |   https://doi.org/10.37068/evu.13.2

The Places of Memory of Ukrainian Diplomacy project as an encyclopedic work

Iryna Matiash
The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 2021, vol. 13, pp. 9–20.
AbstractThe article is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and foreign countries. On this occasion, cultural and scientific events took place during 2017-2021. Contacts between figures of science and culture of Ukraine and others were promoted with these events. And another profit from them is the study of various issues increasing knowledge about the history of Ukrainian diplomacy. One of the elements of this process was the symbolic marking with memorial plaques in other countries, which make Ukraine’s historical diplomatic ties with them. Team work aimed to study the symbolic marks of Ukrainian diplomacy has contributed to the accumulation of a lot of important information. That’s why the idea appeared to build the encyclopedic work – Places of Memory of Ukrainian Diplomacy (currently being compiled). This article describes the significance of this encyclopedic dictionary in the context of covering the history of Ukrainian diplomacy, in particular showing the formation of close diplomatic relations with other states, which took place during the turbulent period of 1917-1921.
2021-12-15  |  Open access  |   https://doi.org/10.37068/evu.13.3

Online promotion of the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine (results of user’s survey study)

Mykola Zhelezniak
The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 2021, vol. 13, pp. 21–45.
AbstractThe article is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of beginning the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine (EMU), the first volume of which was published in 2001. On this occasion, scholars of NASU Institute of Encyclopedic Research conducted a sociological study of people that are being used the online version of the EMU. In this article, the author presents the results of this study processed by methods of statistical analysis, and offers some discussions based on the results. Acquired information is important for the further progression of the EMU on the Internet, because it allows getting feedback from encyclopedia users.
2021-12-15  |  Open access  |   https://doi.org/10.37068/evu.13.4

New trends in the encyclopedic practice shaped by the digital age (based on Scholarpedia and Scholarly Community Еncyclopedia)

Oleksandr Ishchenko
The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 2021, vol. 13, pp. 46–62.
AbstractThe article describes the changes in the sphere of encyclopedia publishing (online encyclopedic practice) on the example of some notable Internet resources (Scholarpedia and Scholarly Community Encyclopedia) caused by the development of digital technologies. With the appearance of electronic encyclopedias in the late 20th century, the encyclopedic activity has innovated with the multimedia content and the speed of its search. However, today digital encyclopedic practice is moving from formal to qualitative changes associated with the improvement of encyclopedic content and its building. In particular, the model of creating the analyzed in this article the Scholarpedia and the Scholarly Community Encyclopedia shows new approaches to the organization of encyclopedic practice that are different from the traditional ones. It expands the opportunities for improving the quality of encyclopedias as well as reaching them to a new level.
2021-12-15  |  Open access  |   https://doi.org/10.37068/evu.13.5

Academic science institutionalization in Moldavian SSR (1946–1961)

Constantin Manolache, Ion Xenofontov
The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 2021, vol. 13, pp. 63–73.
AbstractBased on unpublished materials from three archives (Central Scientific Archive of the Academy of Sciences, Archive of socio-political organizations from Moldova, the Moldovan National Archives) and the literature in domain, the historical, sociopolitical, as well as other aspects are analyzed, concerning Moldavian SSR academic science institutionalization in the 1946–1961 years.
2021-12-15  |  Open access  |   https://doi.org/10.37068/evu.13.6

Ivan Dziuba as a figure: opinions of present-day intellectuals

Mykola Mušynka, Yaroslav Yatskiv, Mykhailo Andreychyn, Tamara Hundorova, Marko Pavlyshyn, Larysa Masenko, Serhiy Trymbach, Iryna Matiash, Stanislav Kulchytsky, Vitaliy Otroshchenko, Tetiana Dobko, Yevhen Holovakha, Ivan Hamkalo, Olga Petrova
The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine, 2021, vol. 13, pp. 74–91.
AbstractIn this article, Ivan Dziuba is seen as a public influencer, literary critic, co-chairman of the main editorial board of the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine. On his 90th anniversary, a combination of short communications by famous representatives in sphere of Ukrainian science and culture is presented here.