Periodicals in the Slavonic Library published prior to 1917
Collection materials in format
Periodicals published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been primarily received as deposit copies printed in the Russian Empire 1828–1917.
Periodicals published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been primarily received as deposit copies printed in the Russian Empire 1828–1917. The collection contents cover all subject areas of publication production. These include scientific journals and series from universities, scientific societies and academies; literary, art and cultural journals; journals published by the church, army, ministries and local government; statistical publications and professional journals in various fields.
Temporal coverage of the collectionmodern age (turn of the 18th and 19th century to the 20th century) modern times (1900-)
Spatial coverage of the collectionEastern Europe Russia
Main collectionThe Slavonic Library
Parent collectionPeriodicals in the Slavonic Library
SubcollectionsSatirical magazines in the Slavonic Library
Restrictions of useOnly for reading rooms In the open collection Digitised on legal deposit terminals as e-material for remote access On the University of Helsinki’s Intranet As a microfilm on reading stations 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).
More information about cataloguing
In the case of periodicals published before 1917, the card catalogue is the most reliable way to look for information. Only some of the periodicals can be searched by using the National Library’s search service.
More information about format
Depending on the title, periodicals are available for viewing in their original form or as microfilms. Electronic versions are available for certain periodicals.
Thematic collections available in digital form: Early Russian Cinema Online, Russian AvantGarde Online, Muslims in Russia Online.
The main part of the collection comprises legal deposits received from the Russian Empire between 1828 and 1917.