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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.

The National Library of Russia presents the exhibition Dutch Manuscript Material in the National Library of Russia. Handwritten books and documents from the 15th-19th centuries show the deep layers of the Dutch culture.

We are also pleased to announce the online exhibition from the Slavonic stocks. The exhibition Persburg Leaf of Miroslav's Gospel is dedicated to the remarkable destiny one of the beautiful manuscripts held in our collections.

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Dear Colleagues!
We would like to invite you to take part in the 5th All-Russian scientific and practical conference titled "Library collections in the digital age: traditional and electronic resources, acquisition, and use".
The conference will be held on March 30 - April 4, 2015, at the National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg.

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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