Russian resources

3. resources in the rest of the world

3.3 libraries

A selection of libraries with Russian collections outside Russia and the UK include:

Children's Books of the Early Soviet Era is a virtual exhibition of Soviet children’s books, curated by McGill University’s Rare Books and Special Collections division. It holds bibliographical information on over 60 works and features a special section on the collaborative work of Samuel Marshak and Vladimir Lebedev. It includes images of front covers and title pages.

Libdex offers access to 18,000 libraries worldwide.

The national library of the United States, the Library of Congress, offers access to a wide variety of Russian resources.

New York Public Library has one of the largest collection of Russian document in the US. It provides free access to its digital gallery which consists of over 800,000 images of its vast collections including manuscripts, maps, posters, prints and photographs.

The National Library of Finland Russian Collection offers 450,000 Russian volumes from which 110,000 volumes come from the 1828-1917 era and the rest from the Soviet period.

Russian Revolution Publication in Uppsala University Library comprises an exceptional collection of books, pamphlets, magazines, newspapers and posters from the revolutionary time and the first five years of the Soviet regime.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries hold several rare Russian books in digitized form.