Russian library terms, including abbreviations

Following our recent discussion on the COSEELIS mail list, we publish here the link to the State  Standard (GOST) 7.12-93 on bibliographic records that Irina Smith of UCL SEES Library pointed to.


One must have common sense. For everything else there’s GOST.


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WESLINE/COSEELIS conference – 2016 report (in Ukrainian)

The first report on our conference appeared on the website of the Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine. Thank you, Olga Kerziouk. This is our chance to activate our Ukrainian:

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Digital Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

One more very useful online resource:

Digital Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

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Union catalogue of Russian publications abroad, 1918-1991

The Union catalogue is now available in pdf. for download:

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Collections blogs – the LSE Library collections

We think that it would be of interest to all of us and our readers to share our collection blogs.


Graham Camfield, Collection Development Manager at LSE Library, published a series of blogs on the history of the LSE Library collections. See his blogs here:

Three who shaped LSE Library collections

The Russian Collection at LSE Library 

For more images see these Flikr albums of Soviet posters:

The Planting of National Welfare is the Job of the Workers Themselves


The proper way to cut a child's fingernails

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