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Microform

The University Library has a great deal of Slavonic (predominantly Russian) microform holdings to explore. Ms A. Toseland, the Microform Room Supervisor, will be happy to help readers search for material. Searching takes some persistence, since the Library's microform holdings are not wholly covered by the main Newton catalogue. In addition to Newton, readers should use the card catalogue and bound catalogues held in the Microform Reading Room.

Below are some examples of the kinds of material held in microform, to inspire our readers to take the time to dig around. Please find further information about the Microform Reading Room through this link: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/micoform-reading-room

Polnoe sobranie zakonov, 1649-1913

The complete collection of imperial Russian laws covers an incredible 7,530 microfiche cards.

Zapiski Imperatorskoi akademii nauk, 1863-1894

The first 174 volumes of the Zapiski, covering 1,161 microfiche cards.

(Collection of reproductions in) Svodnyi katalog russkoi knigi grazhdanskoi pechati XVIII veka, 1725-1800

This collection is held on microfilm - over 900 rolls of it!