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Reading rooms for music publications and audio records

Number of seats: 50
How to find us: Vozdvizhenka str., 3/5, Building 1 ('Dom Pashkova'), left wing
Opening hours: Mon—Sat: 10:00—18:00
Tel.: +7 (499) 557-04-70 add. 20-35; audio records: +7 (499) 557-04-70 add. 22-14
e-mail: mz@rsl.ru

Here you can:

  • access items stocked by the department (copies are provided instead of originals when available)
  • access the Digital Catalogue of RSL, card catalogues and indexes of the department for the information on the stock 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
  • access items on themed displays and displays for recent acquisitions
  • inquire on the opening hours of RSL and the reading room and forthcoming events
  • attend educational public events organised by the department: concerts, meetings with composers, musical editors etc.
  • on approval of administrative personnel to bring and use unplugged devices with sounds switched off, such as laptops, voice recorders, audio players, audio and video devices (except CD and DVD players)
  • bring in musical instruments (in cases)
  • use library computers and software to access the web-site of RSL and its resources, including digital library and Digital Catalogue
  • have access to an acoustic piano in a dedicated room and to electronic pianos with ear-phones in the reading room
  • recharge personal lap-tops and palm computers through dedicated sockets


  • have items copied in accordance with the Law on Copyright and 'The RSL Rule for providing copying, micro-copying and scanning services'
  • retrieve dedicated bibliographic and factual references and/or subject-related selection of sources based on the referential and bibliographic apparatus of music deaprtment, in case a patron would like to outsource use of catalogues, reference and bibliographic sources
  • use library computers to work with personal files and print out the items found
  • access the Web, licensed databases and digital copies of publications available from the IP-addresses of RSL according to license agreements

The full list of fee-based services of RSL

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