Basic Academic Collection

Basic Academic collection is the largest selection of more than 70 000 authoritative ebooks focused on Humanities and Social Sciences, incorporating Culture, Arts and Religion, Economics, History, Law, Literature and Linguistics titles. As a free addition there is access to Russian encyclopedias, dictionaries, digital maps, fine art illustrations, audiobooks, video materials, language tests and other useful information for gaining a deeper understanding of Russia and Russian language. New titles are added each month, all licensed through direct contracts with copyright holders. Books are stored at the updated platform of University Library Online (

Notable publishers include Direkt-Media, Nauka, Flinta, Prospekt, etc.

Acquisition Options:

  • Basic Academic collection is available for annual subscription with IP-range access and unlimited number of simultaneous users. New titles added during your subscription period are available at no additional cost.
  • Annual subscription to the particular subject collections.
  • If you would like to purchase titles with continuing access,¬†please get acquainted with our Subscription with Evidence Based Selection.