“Kalendarz Żorski” as a source of knowledge about a city Cover Image

„Kalendarz Żorski” jako źródło wiedzy o mieście
“Kalendarz Żorski” as a source of knowledge about a city

Author(s): Magdalena Smyczek
Subject(s): Cultural history, Library operations and management, Local History / Microhistory, Social history, Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Calendar; “Kalendarz Żorski”; A regional publication; Żory;

Summary/Abstract: The article presents a regional publication entitled “Kalendarz Żorski”. There is a brief account of the history of the publication which has been published since 1995 and a discussion of its content and functions. The calendar of Żory constitutes a form of documentation of the contemporary history of the city. The calendar part is accompanied by an ample informative part which presents cultural and social events, as well as the history of the city and the region. The residents of Żory also publish their literary works in the “Calendar”. The publication performs above all an informative and educational function. The promotion of the particular annual runs of the publication constitutes a cultural event for the local community.

  • Issue Year: 28/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 91-99
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Polish