Books in the Slavonic Library published after 1917
Collection materials in format
The subject matters of books in the Slavonic Library published after 1917 are mostly concerned with Russia, the Soviet Union, Caucasus region and the countries, peoples and cultures of the Slavic language area in Eastern Europe.
The subject matters of books in the Slavonic Library published after 1917 are mostly concerned with Russia, the Soviet Union, Caucasus region and the countries, peoples and cultures of the Slavic language area in Eastern Europe. Key research topics include history, folklore and cultural studies, political studies, sociology, literary studies, art history and art studies, studies related to the church and monastic institution, religions and philosophy. The collection includes fiction in all Slavic languages. Reference books, bibliographies and dictionaries are available in all topics and countries.
Temporal coverage of the collectionmodern times (1900-)
Spatial coverage of the collectionAsia Europe Eastern Europe Russia
Main collectionThe Slavonic Library
Parent collectionBooks in the Slavonic Library
Restrictions of useOnly for reading rooms In the open collection as e-material for remote access In the reference collection As a microfilm on reading stations Available for home loan Kept in closed stack collection, use requires ordering the publication
The description retains the character set and orthography of the publication whenever possible. Cyrillic characters may also be retrieved as transliterated according to the ISO-9 standard (see the transliteration guidelines). The topics discussed in the publications are described with Finnish-language keywords.
More information about cataloguing
Some of the dictionaries, bibliographies and reference material can only be found in the card catalogue. For the Polonica collection, monographs published in serial publications and books acquired in the 1980s are similarly only available through the card catalogue.
Parallel collectionsBooks in the Humanities Collection Books in the Slavonic Library published prior to 1917
In accordance with the collection development policy of the National Library of Finland, research literature in humanities and social sciences and source materials in Slavic and key European languages will be acquired to the collection.