Books in the Slavonic Library published prior to 1917
Collection materials in format
Books published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been primarily received as deposit copies printed in the Russian Empire.
Books published prior to 1917 in the Slavonic Library have been primarily received as deposit copies printed in the Russian Empire. The book collection covers all genres, including fiction. It also contains reference books, bibliographies and dictionaries. Likewise, picture albums, atlases, ephemera or pamphlets, programmes, fliers and booklets are a part of the collection.
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
Some of the dictionaries and reference material can only be found in the card catalogue.
More information about format
A number of books published by Russian Futurists in the early 20th century that are included in the collection have been digitised.