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  • Copying Services

    • Electronic Document Delivery Service
      With the Document Delivery Service you can request electronic copies (digital scans) of materials in the Library's collections, excluding the manuscript collection.
    • Reproductions
      Read about a wide range of copies provided by the Library's Copying Services. Learn how to oder a copy of materials from the Library's collections.
  • Reading Rooms
  • Information Services

    • Reference Services
      Consultations for the NLR readers and oral inquiries execution in the reading rooms and in the places for access to electronic catalogues.
    • Internet-Classes
      Internet-classes are intended for independent readers work in the Internet and on-line search for information in the databases. One may get access to full texts of science reviews by the publishing house as follows: Elsevier Science, Springer, Blackwell, RsoC, Institute of Physics, Emerald etc.
      Complete texts of home reviews and newspapers are made accessible in the Integrum database.
    • Legislative Information Center
      Legislative information is made accessible to the readers in the Center with the usage of State System of Legal Acts Distribution (GSRPA) database by FSO (Federal Guide Service) of Russia, legal and information systems (SPS) databases as follows: Codex, Garant, Consultant Plus; legal electronic reference books on CD ROM, the Internet. The SPS databases are updated daily and access is free of charge Each NLR reader may use the Center's services.
    • Information and Service Center
      The Center provides a wide range of high quality information and computer services for people on a commercial basis and gives information support for science and production activity of institutions on a contractual basis.
      In spite of the NLR reading rooms, one needn't have a Library reader status for access to the reference and computer rooms of the Center. The reference services are provided both in customer's presence and in on-line mode. Search requests are executed in due time optimal for the clients with guaranteed confidentiality of obtained information.
      One may either print search results or get them in electronic form. Computer room is equipped with high technologies with a scanner, printers, and high-speed access to the Internet and recording device for CD-ROM and other carriers. It is here where our officials are always prepared to advice you of questions related to search aspects of necessary information and diverse software usage.
    • Ask a Librarian
      This online reference service is aimed at users world-wide who require information in a wide range of subject areas. Brief requests may be sent to the Library via an online form.
    • The Center for Recovered Names
      The Center works on a database of the repressed from the North-West Region of Russia during the Soviet era. One may find details of its activity in the NLR web-site
      Electronic versions of published books and indexes of those that are prepared for publication are placed here. More than 700 Memorial Books are already taken stock, inventoried and annotated.

  • Interlibrary Loan Service
    Foreign Libraries can borrow original items from our collections through the Interlibrary Loan Service. Items from our collections can be ordered on loan through the Online Order Form.
  • Federal Document Conservation Center

  • This includes information on activities of the Center, contact points.
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