Tag Archives: Russia

Helen Mirren, Katya Galitzine and other guests at the joint UCL SSEES Library and British Library panel discussion

On Monday 5th June a panel discussion “Émigrés from Revolution” took place at the British Library. It was a joint event between UCL SSEES Library and the British Library and was inspired by our collections.   The year 2017 marks … Continue reading

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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. From http://funon.cc

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Trams, Nevsky and the Singer Sewing Machine

Mapping Petersburg Olga Matich, Professor of Department of Slavic languages and literatures, University of California, Berkeley: The website explores the everyday life and the material, political, and literary culture of St. Petersburg (renamed Petrograd during the First World War) at the beginning … Continue reading

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Diaries online

Prozhito – is a new Russian online resource that collects and makes available personal published and unpublished diaries. The resource is crowd-source based and invites volunteers to help with publishing and editing.

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The Guardian on a Russian book scandal

Do you select Russian books for your library? Then it will be interesting for you to learn about Luke Harding, the publishing house Algoritm and Vladimir Putin: Russian publisher prints books about Putin under names of western authors  

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