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2021

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

On 22-26 March 2021, RSU organised an international conference RSU Science Week 2021, during which The RSU Library organised for the first time as a project a panel discussion on “The Role of Academic Libraries Research Support”, with more than 70 foreign and Latvian academics online participation of libraries' leading specialists. The exchange of experience among the various national libraries confirmed that The RSU Library's development direction is based on the most important priorities of modern university libraries: fast, convenient and high-quality services, raising user information skills and supporting research.

Latvia 

KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. KA203 – Strategic Partnerships for higher education. Brain @ Work – Information competence as booster for prospective scientists

Coordinator: The library of CNR Bologna Research Area (Italy)

Partners: University of Liège (Belgium), University of Minho (Portugal), Rīga Stradiņš University (Latvia); Fundacio Eurecat (Spain); Smart Skills Center (Italy)

Project website

Italy

Erasmus+

Erasmus+ project in the adult education sector - Medical information literacy

Coordinator: Riga Stradins University 

Partners: National Library of Latvia; Lithuanian University of Health Science; Tartu University Hospital; Tallinn University 

Project website

LatviaErasmus+

European Union Social Fund project no. 9.2.6.0/17/I/001 “Improvement of qualification of medical and medical support staff” in cooperation with RSU Continuing Education Center “Search for medical information in electronic resources” 2020-2022. 1 cycle - 15 academic hours (takes place over 2 days). Target audience: doctor, nurse, physician's assistant, midwife, functional specialist, pharmacist. In 2020, 12 classes took place (6 - remotely online, 6 - in person), 98 participants from all over Latvia.

 Latvia

2020

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

In cooperation with the structure of the Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) Library, the World Health Organisation Depositary Library in Latvia, the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Riga Central Library (RCB) External Service Point Sunshine Days Library BKUS holds a children's drawing stock - Thank you, Nurse. You made me feel better!

Latvia

WHO

 

Three Library Employees' Experience trip

Poland

ERASMUS+ scholarship

 

KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. KA203 – Strategic Partnerships for higher education. Brain @ Work – Information competence as booster for prospective scientists

Project aim - to deepen the knowledge on how Information Literacy is applied to STEM disciplines in Europe and, consequently, to improve the educational offer of the organizations participating in the project through the creation of a modular set of innovative learning units for researchers and doctoral students, current and future workers in technical-scientific sectors.

Coordinator: The library of CNR Bologna Research Area (Italy)

Partners: University of Liège (Belgium), University of Minho (Portugal), Rīga Stradiņš University (Latvia); Fundacio Eurecat (Spain); Smart Skills Center (Italy)

The project, during 26 months, foresees the following activities:

  • start-up activities and organization of 4 intensive training courses addressed to the project team itself
  • design and realization of research reports, training modules and tools for measuring acquired skills
  • local trainings addressed to researchers and students and training of trainers
  • dissemination of project results

Project website

Italy

Erasmus+

 

Erasmus+ project in the adult education sector - Medical information literacy

The project aims to develop an innovative, international professional development education program for librarians in the field of medical information literacy, based on andragogical principles, to develop methodological materials (e-book) for lecturers and teaching materials.

Coordinator: Riga Stradins University 

Partners: National Library of Latvia; Lithuanian University of Health Science; Tartu University Hospital; Tallinn University 

Expected project results:

  • Innovative, international, professional development program;
  • Methodological and teaching materials addressed to the lecturers.

Target audience:

  • Library specialists from public, school, college, university and hospital libraries;
  • Healthcare professionals interested in reliable information for work purposes;
  • Health science teachers who are interested in information for the study process;
  • European medical information professionals planning to develop and / or deliver similar training programs.

Project website

Latvia

Erasmus+

141815

European Union Social Fund project no. 9.2.6.0/17/I/001 “Improvement of qualification of medical and medical support staff” in cooperation with RSU Continuing Education Center “Search for medical information in electronic resources” 2020-2022. 1 cycle - 15 academic hours (takes place over 2 days). Target audience: doctor, nurse, physician's assistant, midwife, functional specialist, pharmacist. In 2020, 12 classes took place (6 - remotely online, 6 - in person), 98 participants from all over Latvia.

Latvia   

2019

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

Two Library Employees' Experience trip to the Library of Sofia Medical University

Bulgaria

ERASMUS+ scholarship

1120

Country of Latvia

140

RSU funds

658

Participation of members of the library (establishment and presentation of training programmes in the knowledge of healthcare professionals (total 60 academic hours), as well as the establishment of a teaching methodological feature) The European Social Fund Project No. 9.2.6.0/17/I/001 Improving the qualification of medical and medical support personnel in the Programme Search for medical information in electronic resources

Latvia

ESF funds

 

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries

EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection; EBSCO DynaMedPlus; EBSCO MEDLINE Complete; EBSCO national e-resource package databases; ProQuest Health Research Premium; ProQuest eBooksAcademic Complete; ProQuest Dissertation & Theses set B; PsycARTICLES, Wiley Journals Online Core Collection; Newspaper library NEWS.lv

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

134789

Erasmus+ project in the adult education sector - Medical information literacy. 2019-1-LV01-KA204-060371

Latvia

Erasmus+

141815

KA2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. KA203 – Strategic Partnerships for higher education. Brain @ Work – Information competence as booster for prospective scientists

Italy

Erasmus+

 

2018

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

The Nippon Foundation Books Giving Program Read Japan

Japan

The Nippon Foundation

929

Two Library Employees' Experience trip to the Library of Charles University

Czech Republic

ERASMUS+ scholarship

1120

Country of Latvia

140

RSU funds

658

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries:

EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection; EBSCO DynaMedPlus; EBSCO MEDLINE Complete; EBSCO Communication Source; EBSCO Sociology Source Ultimate; EBSCO Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source; EBSCO national e-resource package databases; ProQuest Health Research Premium C; ProQuest eBooksAcademic Complete; ProQuest Dissertation & Theses set B; PsycARTICLES, Wiley Journals Online Core Collection; Wiley Cochrane Library; SAGE Premier; Newspaper library NEWS.lv; Letonika.lv; LETA Arhīvs/ Nozare.lv

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

189928

CISC

307

2017

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

Library Employee Experience trip to the Libraries of Cambridge University and the Birkbek Library of the University of London

The United Kingdom

ERASMUS+ scholarship

480

Country of Latvia

52,50

RSU funds

400

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries:

EBSCO eBook Academic Subscription Collection; EBSCO DynaMedPlus; EBSCO MEDLINE Complete; EBSCO Communication Source; EBSCO Sociology Source Ultimate; EBSCO national e-resource package databases; ProQuest;Health Research Premium Collection; ProQuest Academic Complete; PQDT(B); Wiley Journals Online Core Collection; Wiley Cochrane; SAGE Premier; Newspaper library NEWS.llv; Letonika

 

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

175400

CISC

254

2016

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

Two Library Employees' Experience trip to the Library of Edinburgh University

The United Kingdom

ERASMUS+ scholarship

960

Country of Latvia

105

RSU funds

800

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries:

EBSCO national package, EBSCO Discovery Service, Wiley  Online Library Full Collection, EBSCO eBooks Academic Full Collection, EBSCO two academic databases, Lursoft newspaper library (25 % Cultural Information System Centre (CISC) funding), LETA archive and Nozare.lv

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

83287

CISC

206

2015

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries:

EBSCO eBooks Academic Full Collection, Wiley Online Library Full Collection, EBSCO three academic databases, SagePremier2012, Wiley  Cochrane, EBSCO Discovery Service, LETA archive and Nozare.lv, Letonika.lv (25 % Cultural Information System Centre (CISC) funding, Lursoft newspaper library (40 % CISC funding)

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

94384

CISC

441

The Journal Donation Project (The New School Journal Donation Project, New York) – magazine subscription gift and partial sponsorship of subscription costs

USA

RSU cofinancing

915

 

2014

Event / activityCountrySources of fundingTotal EUR

Three Library Employees' Experience trip to the Library - Instituto Superiore di Sanità and participation in the professional EAHIL conference Divided we fall, united we inform - Building alliances for a new European cooperation in Rome

Italy

ERASMUS scholarship

1890

EAHIL scholarship

500

RSU funds

1200

Participation in the project Electronic publications for Latvian libraries:

EBSCO eBooks Academic Full Collection, Wiley  Online Library Full Collection, EBRARY Ebooks, EBSCO five academic databases, SagePremier2012, EBSCO A-to-Z, Wiley Cochrane, EBSCO national package, LETA archive and Nozare.lv, Lursoft newspaper library (40 % Cultural Information System Centre (CISC) funding), Letonika.lv (25 % CISC funding)

Latvia

RSU cofinancing

112945

CISC

485

The Journal Donation Project (The New School Journal Donation Project, New York) – magazine subscription gift and partial sponsorship of subscription costs

USA

RSU cofinancing

674