National Electronic Libraries of Russia and the United States

  • R. S. GilyarevskiiEmail author
  • E. V. Mel’nikovaEmail author


Comparison of the National Electronic Library of Russia and the Digital Public Library of America (in terms of the history of creation, main goals, types and subjects of documents, terms of copying documents, digital infrastructure, sources of funding, and accessibility) showed that while the main goals of their creation are similar, they differ in all of the parameters.


National Electronic Library NEL Digital Public Library of America DPLA compulsory copy digital library free access 



This paper was written in accordance with the state task no. 0003-2019-0001 Scientometric and Bibliometric Analysis of Research Areas and Innovative Technologies, including Models of International and Russian Cooperation.


The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.All-Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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