Periodicals in the Slavonic Library
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Periodicals collection in the Slavonic Library includes periodicals published in Russia, the Soviet Union and Slavic language area in Eastern Europe.
Periodicals collection in the Slavonic Library includes scientific journals as well as literary, culture and general periodicals published in Russia, the Soviet Union and Slavic language area in Eastern Europe. In 1828–1917, periodicals and official publications from around the Russian Empire were received as deposit copies. Subsequently, the collection has focused in journals related to humanities and social sciences. The collection also includes periodicals published by Russian emigrants in various countries.
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).
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All incoming periodicals and most periodicals published after 1950 can be found through the National Library Search. However, periodicals which were published before 1950 must be searched for through both the search service and the card catalogue.
Research literature on Russia and Eastern Europe is acquired for the Slavonic Library, along with reference works in cultural and social studies. The primary fields are history, literature, culture, art, society, philosophy and religion. Fiction is only added to the collection if it is in one of the Slavic languages. Newspapers and periodicals are primarily acquired in electronic formats, but printed versions may be included if online editions are not available.