National Electronic Library (NEB) is an outcome of two national libraries’ – Russian State Library and the National Library of Russia – joint project, which was initiated in 2003 under the auspices of Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation. Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology (GPNTB) has joined the project later.
National Electronic Library fund is the universal source of digital documents, categorized by their look and content as the librarian storage items − as books, magazines, dissertations, music, maps, etc., including multimedia. There are no chronological or linguistic limitations for the documents submitted to the NEB repository. The unified search engine system is not provided. The search proceeds from participating NEB project electronic libraries’ websites.