The online Catalogue was created by scanning the similar card catalogue and represents the database of electronic card images.
It covers cartographic materials printed from 1500 to 2004.
The catalogue contains records for printed maps and atlases held in the Cartographic Department. The catalogue includes over 48 thousand cards. Catalogue records contain full bibliographic details representing a cartographic item and added entry headings. The catalogue has guide cards, reference cards and cross-reference cards.
The catalogue is searched by entering a keyword - a geographic name in Russian. If necessary, you can use our virtual keyboard to enter search terms in Russian.
The catalogue consists of some sections. A typical section comprises about 50 cards, each one numbered sequentially. The Catalogue Search identifies only the guide card, which is at the beginning of each section. To see the contents of a section, press the guide card.
The catalogue is in two parts, it consists of two separate catalogues one for maps and the other for atlases which are searched separately.
The catalogue is divided into two separate catalogues:
- The Catalogue of Foreign Printed Maps (1500-2004)
- The Catalogue of Foreign Printed Atlases (1500-2004)
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