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Reading rooms for the department of manuscripts

Number of seats: 50
How to find us: Vozdvizhenka str., 3/5, Building 1 ('Dom Pashkova') right wing
Opening hours: Mon—Sat: 10:00—18:00
Tel.: +7 (495) 622-83-38

Here you can:

  • access the items stocked by the auxiliary book depository of the department
  • access the Digital Catalogue of RSL and the system of card catalogues and indexes of the department
  • refer to a bibliograpfer for operational advice on search and selection of sources, details and facts related to an item and subject-related selection of items
  • inquire on the valid restrictions (and their expiry dates) for access to and copying of subject-related items
  • inquire on the opening hours of RSL and the reading room and forthcoming events
  • on approval of administrative personnel to bring and use printed and typed research materials and/or proofs of a research, including those on digital carriers
  • on approval of the reading room manager bring an assistant or interpreter into the reading room
  • use microform readers, use library computers and software to access the web-site of RSL and its resources, including digital library and Digital Catalogue
  • plug personal lap-tops and palm computers into dedicated sockets


  • retrieve dedicated bibliographic and factual references and/or subject-related selection of sources based on the referential and bibliographic apparatus of RSL, in case a patron would like to outsource use of catalogues, reference and bibliographic sources
  • have items copied in accordance with 'The RSL Rule for providing copying, micro-copying and scanning services' (printed out or saved on an optic CD provided by RSL) 

The full list of fee-based services of RSL

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