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The NLR finished the first stage of the "Digital Avant-garde Books" project launched with Opus Workflow software. The progress report was presented by a member of the Digitization Expert Council on February 25, 2015 at the III International Conference "Creation of Electronic Resources for Culture and Education". The conference took place in the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library under the auspices of the "Electronic Archive" corporation. Watch a record of live stream video.

Read about new additions to our website.

We are pleased to announce the online exhibition Mosaic Picture of St. Petersburg that demonstrates items from the collection of Russian and foreign maps of the city of St. Petersburg. They make it possible to trace the history of the city, stages of its development from the very first years. Moreovere, thematic plans of the city clearly reflect the multifaceted look of the northern capital.

The National Library of Russia also presents the exhibition Birds Images in Incunabula, featuring images of birds in the collection of early printed editions housed in the Rare Books Department.

Music Gifts for the Russian Emperors
See music manuscripts presented to the Russian Emperors.
Life of St. Sergius of Radonezh
View the medieval manuscript online.
See a presentation of several exhibitions held at the library.
Digital Library
The resource provides access to NLR electronic materials.

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