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  • Best Books to Read This Winter Break

    When it’s cold outside and the sun is a rare visitor, what better activity could there be than reading a great book in the comfort of your home? It’s the perfect way to travel – over any distance and without any tickets. With the help of our ITMO Library, we’ve put together this quick list of the best wintertime reads for every taste.


  • How to Read and Understand Scientific Articles

    If you’re a scientist, keeping up with the latest trends in your industry is a necessity. Researchers have to constantly read scholarly articles from leading scientific journals to know what’s trending, avoid repetition, and make their contribution to science. Yet the amount of reading may feel overwhelming if you don’t know how to quickly process information and extract the main ideas from texts. To help you with that, ITMO.NEWS talked to Dmitriy Tsarev, a junior researcher at ITMO’s Laboratory of Single-Photon Detectors and Generators, who explained the differences between fiction and science literature and gave us a step-by-step guide on how to read scientific papers efficiently.


  • Our Favorite Feel-Good Books

    We all have our good days, bad days, and the in-between days when anything from watching a good movie to seeing our friends, or even just listening to a favorite song, can change the mood of the day. Books can be a great source of joy and inspiration when we're feeling down and need a pick-me-up. So, we've put together some of our favorite books that always give us a boost.


  • Top 5 Reading Apps in English and Russian

    All-time classics and new releases, user-friendly formats, and a great deal of free ebooks and audiobooks – here are five must-try apps to help you keep up with your reading goals anytime and anywhere.


  • Russian Books to Read This Summer

    From timeless classics to easy-reading yet delightful contemporary stories, here are our editorial team’s personal recommendations on summer favorites that will keep you turning pages and learning about Russia in the process.


  • How Reading and Literature Changed in the Digital Age

    What’s been happening to reading habits and literature in the last 15 years? What challenges do publishing houses and authors face in the digital age? How to decide what to read? Galina Yuzefovich, a famous book critic, answered these questions in a lecture as part of a course for the joint Bachelor’s program by New Economics School and Higher School of Economics. ITMO.NEWS prepared a summary of the lecture.