Browse Items (116 total)

https://book.ivran.ru/sites/31/files/Zarubezhnyi-Vostok-i-sovremennost-Tom-3.jpg
Full catalog of books and monographs published by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Many of the publications are freely downloadable from the website.
http://www.orientalstudies.ru/rus/images/pdf/pictures/SNV_16_1975.jpg
Full catalog of publications of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Many of the publications are freely downloadable from the website.
https://turkistanilibrary.com/sites/default/files/styles/cover_360/public/image00001_123.jpg
A huge digital library dedicated to Turkic-related topics. The website has four versions in Arabic, Turkish, English, and Uyghur, and each version presents books and periodicals in its respective language. One can find plentiful interesting publications on Muslims and Islam in Central Asia and the…
http://soviethistory.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/1921PeoplesofEast.jpg
A multi-media archive of primary source materials designed to introduce students and the general public to the richness and contradictions of Soviet history. It provides a cross-section of Soviet life in seventeen different years, following the title of a beloved television spy serial from the…
https://eanbur.unatlib.ru/bitstream/handle/123456789/28487/arhiv_book_14424.pdf.jpg
Digital book collection of the National Electronic Library of the Udmurt Republic.
https://i0.wp.com/rgaspi.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/баннер.jpg
Virtual exhibitions of the Russian State Archive of Socio-Political History.
https://search.rsl.ru/img/logo_main.png
Collection of digital open-access published materials from between 1917 and 1991 in the Russian State Library. In the link, the filter "otkrytii dostup" is already selected; if it is not, one should select it in order to view publicly available books.
https://statearchive.ru/assets/images/otkr/00b.jpg
Online publications, including document collections, digital projects, and thematic collections, of the Russian State Archive.
https://www.alexanderyakovlev.org/media/images/left_img_5.jpg
Digitized archival documents from the archive of Alexander Yakovlev, covering various topics in Soviet history.
https://img.lib-fond.ru/ЦГАМ/Ф.1175 Алексеевский женский монастырь/JPG_PREVIEW/ ЦГАМ. Ф.1175. Опись 2/01-1175-0002-000003/DSC_4094.JPG
A huge digital collection of church manuscripts and old books from the imperial period to the early Soviet years.
http://www.rkna.ru/exhibitions/theaters/img/5.jpg
Online exhibitions of archival documents from the National Archive of the Republic of Karelia, mainly covering local history.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.51.21 PM.png
This digital reading room provides access to digital finding aids for documents in the National Archive of the Republic of Khakassia. However, you can only access the documents per se in person at the archive.
http://www.archive.perm.ru/exhibits/evacuation/Districts/img/general/1.jpg
Many well-organized, user-friendly online exhibitions and digital projects based on archival documents from the State Archive of Perm Krai, covering topics such as the 1917 Revolution, the Great Patriotic War, urban development, railway construction, local Old Believers, as well as less known themes…
https://www.permgaspi.ru/uploads/images/national chronicle/1/8.jpg
A very helpful digital portal that includes various digital projects, databases, and online exhibitions based on archival materials from the Perm region. Both thematic and chronological coverages of the projects in the digital reading room are quite extensive.
https://gaso-ural.ru/images/bg/logo.png
A lot of well-organized and interesting online exhibitions on various topics, ranging from local history to foreign relations, such as Russians in Harbin. Most exhibitions consist of abundant interesting documents.
https://thumb.tildacdn.com/tild3235-3330-4632-b066-623833303961/-/format/webp/1115.png
Plentiful interesting exhibitions based on abundant archival materials.
http://elib.shpl.ru/system/pages/049/087/01/images/x_small/3dcf9a17ec63d8eab87be9b1ce2e8792ea880451.jpg
Digital library of the State Public Historical Library of Russia, containing more than 20 thousand digital copies of various publications. Users can use different indicators and the search function to search for publications they want.
https://euro-pulse.ru/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/nekrasovka.png
Digital library of the N.A. Nekrasov Library, containing tons of digitized pre- and post-1917 publications that can be viewed online.
http://buryatika.ru/jirbis2//modules/mod_slidingcaptions/images/ukazatel.jpg
Digital library of the National Library of the Republic of Buryatia, containing many digitized local publications of the Soviet period. Notably, it has a lot of publications and manuscripts in Buryat.
https://neb-chr.ru/static/images/literatura/3.lunnoy_tropou.jpg
Digital library of the National Library of the Chechen Republic, containing books and periodicals published locally during the Soviet times.
http://skunb.ru/sites/all/themes/skunb/logou.png
Digital Library of the Stavropol Krai Lermontov Universal Scientific Library, which contains abundant publications on the region and the Caucasus from the imperial through Soviet times.
https://ekb.aonb.ru/assets/components/phpthumbof/cache/sev_krai.b3cf39cf619a572d8e61a7df2ab82d08.jpg
A very well-designed digital library of the Arkhangelsk Oblast Dobroliubov Scientific Library, containing extensive books, periodicals, documents, maps, and other types of historical materials related to the Arkhangelsk region. Its journal and newspaper section provides open access to many issues of…
http://aonb.astranet.ru/kk/files/images/astrakhan.jpg
The Digital library of Astrakhan Oblast Scientific Library contains more than 5000 documents and publications on the region's history, culture, peoples, and other aspects of life. It also provides access to digitized issues of Soviet-era regional periodicals.
https://fulltext.lib33.ru/biblioteka/b/bk/03etv/03_05dvv/b000002443/FB/b000002443.jpg
Digital library of the Vladimir Gorky Oblast Universal Scientific Library, containing digital copies of more than 4000 publications on the oblast as well as on more general topics. Its book and newspaper collections are particularly rich.
http://kolanord.ru/images/Osvoen-Kol-Severa/Byulleten_Murman-zhel-dor_1926-N58-59.png
Digital library of the Murmansk State Oblast Universal Scientific Library, containing extensive digitized local books, periodicals, and other types of materials.
http://irbis.nounb.ru/cgi-bin/irbis64r_plus/cgiirbis_64_ft.exe
Full-text databases of Novgorod Oblast Universal Scientific Library, containing more than 200 downloadable Soviet publications from/about Novgorod Oblast.
http://pskovbook.ru/images/Pskov-6-100.jpg
Digital library of Pskov Oblast Universal Scientific Library, where you can read extensive Soviet-era local publications online.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.45.49 PM.png
Digital collection of Sverdlovsk Oblast Belinsky Library, containing digital copies of many Soviet books in various categories.
https://elib.tomsk.ru/images2/38096_Znamya_truda.jpg
Digital library of Tomsk Oblast Pushkin Universal Scientific Library, providing access to extensive digital copies of Soviet-era local publications.
http://nla.am/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/eng.png
A database of digital copies of Armenian books printed between 1901-1920.
http://irbis-nbuv.gov.ua/E_lib/IMG/00005923.jpg
Digital library of the National Library of Ukraine named after V. I. Vernadskyi, containing digital copies of extensive old publications on Ukrainian culture and history.
https://nibu.kyiv.ua/elfond/Arhіvna_sprava_kn_1/cover.jpg
Digital library of the Historical Library of Ukraine, containing digital copies of old publications on Ukrainian culture and history.
https://diasporiana.org.ua/wp-content/uploads/books/25627/image.jpg
Digital library that contains digital copies of Ukrainian diaspora publications from the pre-revolution period through the post-Soviet era.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DyAgf3NXcAAL5wm.jpg
A huge digital archive containing extensive documents from different archives in Ukraine, dedicated to Ukrainian national and resistant movements under the Soviet regime.
https://www.ra.ee/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/banner_vabadussoda1.jpg
Digitized archival documents from the National Archives of Estonia. Though most documents are from the pre-1940 period, one can still find a lot of Soviet-era documents from this website.
https://www.ra.ee/vau/images/vau_logo_bright.png
Information portal of the National Archives of Estonia, where you can find links to various digital archives, digital libraries, online databases, and digital projects of Estonian archives.
https://searcharchives.net.ua/static/files/collections/stor-6a-foto copy 1.jpeg
Unified search engine for digital resources of three state archives of Ukraine: Central State Archives of Supreme Bodies of Power and Government, Central State Archive-Museum of Literature and Art, and Central State Archives of Public Organizations. Here you can find access to extensive digital…
http://irbis-nbuv.gov.ua/E_lib/IMG/ukr0007851.jpg
Ukrainica is a national reference information and documentary resource of archival, handwritten, and printed sources created in Ukraine or other countries about Ukraine, its history, economy, culture, and people. The digital library now provides open access to tons of digitized books and other types…
http://magzdb.org/covers/4386/3431004.jpg
Online database that contains numerous digital copies of Soviet periodical publications.
http://apsnyteka.org/images/a/Abazinskie_narodnye_skazki_1985_obl.jpg
Digital library containing books, periodicals, and other types of materials related to Abkhazia.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 3.56.06 PM.png
Digital library of the Russian Academy of Sciences that provides open access to extensive digitized academic publications as well as relevant archival documents, museum objects, and photographs.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 3.57.33 PM.png
Digital project led by the Mayakovsky Library, with the participation of many other libraries in Saint-Petersburg. Apart from publications of all sorts, this digital library provides open access to many digitized publications on Saint-Petersburg.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 3.41.58 PM.png
Digital library of the National Library of the Republic of Karelia, containing many digitized local publications of the Soviet period. It also has a lot of publications and manuscripts in Finnish language.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 3.59.14 PM.png
Digital collection of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Universal Scientific Library on the history of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, containing extensive books and periodicals from and on the region.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 3.59.51 PM.png
Digital library of Sakhalin Oblast Universal Scientific library that contains digital copies of many Soviet books on the Sakhalin region.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.04.53 PM.png
An interesting media resource. On the website, you can search for information about films, photographs, and audio materials at Kazakhstan's Central State Archive of Film-Photo Documents and Audio Recording. The digital copies of some photographs and audio recordings are directly accessible from the…
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.06.52 PM.png
Digital library created by the Central Scientific Library of V. Karazin Kharkiv National University. It contains digital copies of rare books, manuscripts, and periodicals related to science and education. In particular, it has a big collection of Kharkiv publications.
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.07.39 PM.png
This digital archive provides access to digitized photographs, postcards, drawings, and posters stored in the fonds of the State Security Committee of the Lithuanian SSR (KGB), the Lithuanian Communist Party (LKP), the Ministry of the Interior of the Lithuanian SSR (MVD), as well as descriptions of…
Screen Shot 2022-08-01 at 4.07.56 PM.png
Digital archival system of the archives of Lithuania, where you can easily access extensive digitized archival documents and finding aids of Lithuanian state archives.
Collection of archival documents on various topics in Soviet history.
Output Formats

atom, csv, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2