Nerses Varazdat Hayrapetyan


Lecturer/Chair of Museology, Librarianship and Bibliography

Yerevan Armenian State Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Culture, Library Science and Bibliography Department. 1978
RA NAS Post graduate, Book Science specialization, 1985

Work experience
2016 until now – Lecturer, Chair of Museology, Librarianship and Bibliography, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan
2003 until now – U.S. Embassy in Armenia, Public Affairs Section
1991-2003 Deputy Director, National Library of Armenia
1987-1991 lecturer, Chair of Librarianship and Bibliography
1979-1987 – assistant, Chair of Librarianship and Bibliography

Courses Taught
For bachelor's degree: Contemporary Technological Means in Libraries, Technology of Library and Information Sciences,
For master’s degree: Traditional and Electronic Reference Resources; Electronic Cataloging

Research Interests:
Digital libraries, organization of library services in digital environment, Contemporary non-official Armenian press.


  • Deputy of Yerevan City Council, 1991-1995
  • Chairman, Armenian Library Association, 1994-2004
  • Member of the Eurasia Library Coordination Council, 1993-1997
  • IFLA Public Libraries Section, Standing Committee Member, 1997-2003
  • IFLA Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) Advisory Committee, 2001-2003

1. Hayrapetyan Nerses: Charents and the Book. –Yerevan, Sovetakan Grogh, 1987. – 61p.
2. Bibliography of new Armenian periodical press, 1987-1996 /Comp. Nerses Hayrapetyan. –Yerevan, Girk, 1999. -330p.
3. Library as an Information Center: New Image. –Yerevan, 1999. – 96с.
4. Democracy building in Armenia /Ed. Nerses Hayrapetyan. – Yerevan, 1999. – 208p. (arm.-eng)
5. Hayrapetyan Nerses, American librarianship and reference sources. –Yerevan, 2001. – 117p.
6. The Public Library Service; IFLA/UNESCO Guidelines for development /Prepared by a working group chaired by Philip Gill, on behalf of the Section of Public Libraries (Volume 97), 2001, XVI, 116p.
7. Libraries in South Caucasus and Who is Who in Library Sphere. –Yerevan, 2003. 304p.

2006 - “Hakob Meghapart” medal from the National Library of Armenia.

Armenian (native), Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

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