Virtual exhibitions


Eminent physicist Victor Presnov: 100th anniversary of the birth

The Scientific Library of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University prepared a virtual exposition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of famous physicist, Doctor of Physical and Medical Sciences, Ukrainian SSR State Prize winner, professor Victor Presnov. Since 1968 his activity was associated with the Odessa University, where he was working in the Department of Experimental Physics and later created the Department of Physical Electronics and became the head of it. The exposition presents literature, photographs, which show the main milestones of scientist’s life path and his scientific heritage.

Esperanto as an international neutral language

A virtual exhibition “Esperanto as an international neutral language” dedicated to the 130th anniversary of the foundation of the most popular artificial language was prepared by the Scientific library of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University. The exhibition demonstrates rare newspapers and books in Esperanto that show stages of the development of Esperanto from its foundation and establishment to thorough examination by scientists.

До дня української писемності та мови

Book exposition «О рідне слово, хто без тебе я?» have been prepared for the Day of Ukrainian writing and language. Official documents, materials related to the history of Ukrainian language, chronicles and monuments of literature, works of classics of the Ukrainian word, reference and publicistic publications are submitted to the attention of readers.   


Life dedicated to science: 100th anniversary  of Abba Glauberman’s birth

The Scientific Library of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University prepared an exposition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of brilliant researcher and Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, professor Abba Glauberman. The exposition became a decoration of the scientific conference “topical issues on physics of solid body” which was held in Physics Research Institute of Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University on 12th-15th November 2017. The exposition consisted of materials from library funds, which show the life and science path of Abba Glauberman and his contribution to the development of national science and education. A picturesque picture of direction of researches made by the professor and his students who continuing his work was drown. Photographs that show scientific and creative contacts of the scientist were also presented.     

Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-1933

According to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from the 18th of August 2017 “On approval of the action plan for 2017-2018 in relation with the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor of 1932-1933” was made a video presentation, which includes the chronology of the Holodomor of 1932-1933, legislative documents, books from the holdings of Scientific Library, memoirs of eyewitnesses and the perception of the Ukrainian genocide in the world.


Mendele Moyher-Sforim (1836-1917): a classic of Jewish literature

Boris Aleksandrovich Lupanov (1887-1959): to the 130th anniversary of his birthday

Anthony Muchkovsky’s Books in the Fund of the Scientific Library of the Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University

The Notes of Imperial Novorossiysk University – 150!

Architectural heritage of the academician Mykolai Konstantynovych Tolvinskyi in Odesa: to the 160 anniversary of the architect


Historical and cultural monuments – the chronicle of the people

For the dates – names, for the names – history: to the 160th annivesary of Dobroklonskiy Aleksandr Pavlovich (1856-1937)

To the 250th anniversary of Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu

Chronicler of history of Ukraine: the 150th anniversary of M. Hrushevsky birth.

Scientist-researcher and organizer of science: to the Mykhailo Yukhymovych Rakovskyi 100th anniversary.

Heorhii Ivanovych Narbut (1886-1920) – innate books artist: the 130th anniversary of his birth.

Look trough the centuries – to the Petro Yosypovych Karyshkovskyi-Ikar 95th anniversary.

An outstanding lawyer, scientist-jurist: to the 150th anniversary of Ye. V. Vaskovskyi.

Multifaceted heritage of Mykhailo Illich Mandes (1866-1934): to the 150th anniversary of historian, philologist, specialist in Greek literature.

Artemii Hryhorovych Hotalov-Hotlib (1866-1960): to the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Book collection of Count Oleksandr Hryhorovych Strohanov: to the 220th anniversary of his birth.


Collection of polish slavist, ethnographer and traveler: to the 220th anniversary of Andzhey Kukharskyi (1795-1862).

Viktor Semenovych Feldman (1915-2008): to the 100th anniversary of the famous Odessa bibliographer and local historian.

Book rarities of Viktor Semenovych Feldman fund. I.I. Mechnikov – pride of Ukrainian science: to the 170th anniversary of his birth.

On the eve of Ukraine independence: to the 25th anniversary of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine.

Viktor Ivanovych Hryhorovych (1815-1876): to the 200th anniversary of his birth.

Let’s worship low to the ground to those who in heart will live forever: to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory.

The resistance of genocide.


Odessa at the end of XVIII-XIX centuries according to contemporaries: to the 220th anniversary of the city founding.

Fedir Yevstafiiovych Petrun (1894-1963): historian and geographer (to the 120th anniversary of his birth).