On the eve of the World Science Day (World Science Day for Peace and Development) in the reading room of the scientific library of the National University "Odessa Academy of Law" the "Autumn school of scientists" was held, which united library specialists and scientists of our University and other educational establishments of the city to discuss and analyze the actual issues of information support and modernization of the process of scientific research and promotion of the scientific work of scientists in the international information space. The event continued the cycle of trainings launched in 2015 and for two consecutive years implemented by the library staff with the support of the University leadership, and personally Sergei V. Kivalov.
The work of the "Autumn School of Scientists" was started by the greetings of the Vice-rector on scientific work of National University "Odessa Academy of Law" Galina Ulyanova, who noted the importance and urgency of the event, taking into account new challenges and tasks that are conditioned by active reforming of the scientific sphere in modern Ukraine.
Reports submitted by the staff of the library (T. Ivaniichuk, O. Dremlyuha, N. Zubchenko, T. Khrushch, A. Bortnyak, E. Kuzmin, V. Zhydkov, D. Kiryak) at the "Autumn School of Scientists" covered the issues of organizational and legal regulation of the implementation of scientific research, the measurement of the publication activity and the citation of the authors of scientific works, the calculation of indicators of webometrics ratings of universities, features of the structure and functionality of the University's electronic library as a whole and the repository and electronic catalog in particular, requirements for the publication of scientific papers in rating editions, peculiarities of the functioning of the Web of Science platform, etc.
The result of the active discussion of the urgent problems of developing mechanisms and tools for ensuring the effective work of the scientists of the university communities of modern Ukraine, which was attended by leading scientists of our University (prof. I. V. Gloviuk,, prof. O. M. Kalitenko, as. prof. O. P. Vaschuk, as. prof. R. E. Ennan, as. prof. L. M. Kornuta, as. prof. D. D. Pozova etc.) was the development of recommendations for the ways to improve the up-to-the-minute rating of our University and improve the information support and presentation and popularization of the scientific work of representatives of the Odessa school of Law.