Periodicals in the Slavonic Library published after 1917
Collection materials in format
The collection of periodicals published after 1917 in the Slavonic Library focuses on subject matters related to humanities and social sciences.
The collection of periodicals published after 1917 in the Slavonic Library focuses on subject matters related to humanities and social sciences. It contains scientific journals, literary, art and culture periodicals as well as general periodicals published in Russia, the Soviet Union and Slavic language area in Eastern Europe. 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).
More information about cataloguing
All periodicals that the Library currently subscribes to and most of those whose subscriptions have ended can be searched in the National Library’s search service. However, some of the oldest periodicals can only be searched by using the card catalogue.
More information about format
Depending on the title periodicals can be read as original publications or on microfilm. Some periodicals are available in electronic format. All annual volumes of Voprosy istorii, Voprosy literatury, Iskusstvo kino and Ogonek are available in digital format. Russian scientific journals are available in digital form through the eLibrary.ru portal and CyberLeninka. The Integrum portal contains general periodicals, as well as professional and entertainment periodicals.
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. Periodicals are primarily acquired in electronic format, but printed versions may be included if online editions are not available.