Kostanay state
A. Baitursynov
In order not to be behind other nations -
It is necessary to acquire knowledge, to be rich and strong.
In order to know - it is necessary to study,
In order to be rich - it is necessary to go in for craft,
In order to be strong - it is necessary to keep unity.

History of library


      Vodyassova Aleksandra Yakovlevna was the first head of library from 1948 to 1983, and also good organizer and wise manager; from 1983 to 1992 Serozhenko Evgeniya Emelyanovna managed by library, whom the library workers and librarians of the city remember with warmth.                                   


Scientific library of pedagogical institute in 60th years


      In these years the library estimated about 4200 readers, there are students of intramural and extramural education, teaching staff and staff of institute, school teachers of the city. The service was realized by the collective method. 2 group abonnement worked: the philological – foreign language, biological – physics – mathematical faculty. The service of students was performed every other day: on the even-numbered days- the first two faculties, on odd-numbered days - the following two. 120 places were in the reading room of library and it worked from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., without break and weekends. The opening of the reading room for teaching staff became a big event in life of library and institute. The reference materials, periodical publications, department of rare books (a gift of MSU) were presented in this reading room. The public events were held by the library, committee of Komsomol, departments of institute and students' scientific society gave big help in this direction. The librarian was assigned on each faculty in order to give an opportunity to study demands of readers better and correspondingly book collection. The subscription on 200 newspapers and magazines was made, according to the profile of institute.


Library of KAI


      KAI library of the branch of Tselinograd agricultural institute was organized in 1966. The branch of library was situated in the selo Zarechny, 2 rooms were allotted under library.K. I. Makarova (Yelisseyeva) was the organizer and the first head of library, through the time L.I.Afonchenko was accepted in the staff of library, who worked in library till 1987. In 1974 A.P.Dymochko, who gave more than 35 years to the favourite occupation, was accepted in the staff. 


      In 1978 the branch received the status of independent educational institution, for this moment the staff of library included 9 people. From 1984 to 1988 the library was headed by N.S.Polyakova.

KAI libraries in 80th years


      The library serviced students of intramural and extramural education, teaching staff and staff of institute. The book collection of library consisted of textbooks and manuals, and also scientific literature for the making of the course papers and diploma papers, a total of 221951 exemplars.


       The book provision made 76 exemplars, at the zoological and engineering, and agronomical faculties the book provision made 100%.


      The service of readers was made on 2 abonnements and 2 reading rooms. The service of readers on the abonnements was made by the group way. The classes on the course "Introduction in Specialty" were held for 1 year students, and also on basis of library - bibliographic knowledge.


      The book exhibitions were registered by the library; Days of information, oral magazines, literary evenings, and bibliographic reviews of literature were held.




KAI library in the years of perestroika


      The main objective of library work of  Kustanay agricultural institute in 1985 was directed on propaganda of the Marxist-Leninist theory, K. Marx, F. Engels, V. I. Lenin's works, leading materials of party and government, historical decisions of the 26th  CPSU congress and  subsequent Plenums of the Central Committee of CPSU, preparation to the 27th CPSU congress and the 16th congress of CP of Kazakhstan.


      The work of library was directed on the system improvement of students service and in the rendering assistance of the book choice to them.


     The service of readers of higher education institution was conducted by two abonnements, two reading rooms, office of Marxism-Leninism, offices of the extramural and preparatory department, GTS office.


      In library two types of service were applied: differentiated and group. By the group method generally students of the first courses were served at the mass giving of literature on a semester. The book collection of library already totaled 320.097 exemplars of books. It is educational, scientific, reference and imaginative literature.


      In the work the library workers were guided by the existing GOST on the library science and "Regulation about library science in USSR".


      The important place in work was given to the studying of the advanced experience of other libraries, acquaintance with the progressive library methods of work, the libraries of the Kustanay pedagogical institute and Rudny industrial institute were visited with the purpose of experience exchange, the library workers went on the probation period in Almaty, where acquainted with work of libraries of KAZSU of Kirov, Kazakh agricultural institute, Institute of  national economy, Republican scientific agricultural library.

      The librarians actively participate in public life of institute, in amateur arts festivals, in the held sporting events. There was a friendly efficient staff of library with the customs and traditions, so there was a tradition to hold a ceremony "Initiation in librarians"




Library in 90th years

      In 1990th years the country had not the best times, the financing decreased on acquisition of fund and on purchase of periodicals. But nevertheless, from 1990 to 2000 the provision of new literature in KAI library by years totaled: 39166 exemplars.  

      From 1988 to 1996 KAI library is headed by L.M.Ovchinnikova, nowadays working in IEC "Bilim Ortalygy" as the head of department of service and storage of funds.

      From 1996 to 2000 the head of library was B.S.Kaibzhanova.

      1996 is anniversary year for institute, 30 anniversary of KAI. Within the anniversary of higher education institution a cycle of actions, the evening - meeting "They were the first" were held by the library.


 Library in 2000  

      According to the regulation of the government of RK from 14.02.2000 No. 236 "About measures on integration of science and education of RK"  Kostanay agricultural institute became a part of Kostanay state university. At this time in KAI library 14 employees worked, in library of university the same number of employees. I.I.Nechiporenko became the director of the joint library.


      On the regulation basis of the government of RK in 2004 Kostanay state pedagogical university separeted from structure of KSU. The building of standard library on the address: Tarana 0118 departed to KSPI.


      The necessity to have the library, answering to all modern requirements, appeared. In 2004 the decision on reconstruction of one of university buildings under library was made by the management of university. In September, 2006 the staff of library already accepted readers on a new place.


      According to the readers, the image of the library, which move with the times, constantly contacts with access to the INTERNET network, increasing in number of computers and introduction of new information technologies. Besides, from necessary attributes of ideal library name: the big choice and novelty of literature, personnel professionalism, modern interior, new convenient furniture, good lighting, presence of fresh flowers, air conditioning. The modern information and educational center IEC "Bilim Ortalygy" by right is among such libraries. 

      The director of IEC "Bilim of an Ortalygy" from 2004 to the present day is Zh.S. Erzhanova.