Russian Library and Information Sciences Journals (UDB-LIB)

The most influential professional Russian-language journals for librarians

The Russian Library and Information Sciences Journals (UDB-LIB) collection is the first full-text online database of the most authoritative Russian periodicals on library science and bibliography as well as on archives and museums. This collection offers researchers a wide range of resources, both current and archived, on the preservation of Russia’s national cultural legacy. Targeted to librarians, bibliographers and information specialists, UDB-LIB includes coverage of the current state of Russian libraries, bibliography standards, the operation of Russian archives, and the role of new technologies, as well as historical essays and reviews of books on history, literature, folklore and more.

Russian Library and Information Sciences

Key Stats

  • Archive: 2001-present
  • Language: Russian, Ukrainian
  • Frequency: Varies
  • Updates: Continuous
  • Format: full text, some titles are PDF, article-based
  • Producer: East View Information Services
  • Platform: East View Universal Database

UDB-LIB Titles

Active titles in the Russian Library and Information Sciences Journals collection include:

  • Bibliografiia i knigovedenie
  • Bibliosfera
  • Bibliotechnoe delo
  • Molodye v bibliotechnom dele
  • Muzei i my
  • Nauchnye i tekhnicheskie biblioteki
  • Sovremennaia biblioteka
  • Spravochnik rukovoditelia uchrezhdeniia kul’tury
  • Universitetskaia kniga
  • Vestnik arkhivista

Archived titles in the Russian Library and Information Sciences Journals collection include:

  • Bibliotechnyi forum Ukrainy
  • Elektronnye biblioteki
  • Kniga v prostranstve kul’tury
  • Knizhnoe obozrenie
  • Otechestvennye arkhivy
  • Vlast’ knigi: biblioteka, izdatel’stvo, vuz
  • Vostochnaia kollektsiia

A full list of titles and holdings can be downloaded below.

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