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Issues of description of the scientific and creative activities of persons in the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine

AffiliationNASU Institute of Encyclopedic Research, Ukraine

The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine
, vol. 8–9, pp. 2228

Abstract: In Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine, in articles about scientists there is a tendency to cover other activities, in which they have manifested themselves in addition to scien­ce. In this regard, the study traces the main problems that arise in the preparation of an article information when a person is submitting in science as well as in other activities (social activity, policy, art, literature, sports, etc.). Biographical information in articles about scientists depends on their implementation level in several areas of life.

Keywords: Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine


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Oleh Savchenko . Issues of description of the scientific and creative activities of persons in the Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine. The Encyclopedia Herald of Ukraine. 2017. vol. 8–9. pp. 22–28.

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