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ACCESS TO MATERIALS OF FUNDS AND SCIENTIFIC ARCHIVE OF THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM OF ETHNOGRAPHY

Access to materials of the RME funds and scientific archive is given to researchers from scientific institutions, museum  workers, students and master candidates of high schools in case of presenting a letter of solicitation from respective organization.

The letter should contain the following information:

Surname, name, position and academic rank of scholar, subject, chronological terms and objectives of research work. The letter should be written on official blank of organization and signed by an authorized officer of an organization. 

Independent researchers could be admitted to work with materials of the RME funds and scientific archives on the base of previous agreement and personal application addressed to the Director of museum indicating surname, name, passport data, home address and contact data (e-mail) of an applicant.

A scanned copy of a letter of solicitation/application should be sent to the e-mail address zam_dir@ethnomuseum.ru on the name of the RME Deputy Director on Account, Keeping and Restoration Natalia Nikolaevna Prokopieva, work phone +7 (812) 570-53-46 no later than two weeks before  a planned visit.

Admission to the work with materials of the RME archive is given on the base of permission issued by the RME Deputy Director on Account, Keeping and Restoration.

Archive opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday 11.00 a.m. – 05.00 p.m. (lunch break 01.00 02.00 p.m.).

The RME retains the right to correct the timetable of an applicant’s work in archive.

 

RULES OF WORK IN THE SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY OF THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM OF ETHNOGRAPHY

The access to materials of the RME scientific library is given to researchers from research-scientific institutions, museum workers, students and master candidates of high schools.


The letter should contain the following information:

Surname, name, position and academic rank of scholar, subject, chronological terms and objectives of research work. The letter should be written on official blank of organization and signed by an authorized officer of an organization. 

For making previous agreement about visit to the library one should call the phone number +7 (812) 570-59-45. The curator of the Book Fund is Ivanova Svetlana Mikhailovna , swetl2012@yandex.ru

Admission to materials of the Scientific Library is given  on the base of permission  issued by the RME Deputy Director on Account, Keeping and Restoration Natalia Nikolaevna Prokopieva, work phone +7 (812) 570-53-46.

Publications can be consulted only in the Reading room.

Library opening hours: Tuesday – Friday from 10.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. (lunch break from 01.00 to 02.00 p.m.).



RULES OF PROVIDING DIGITAL COPIES OF OBJECTS FROM THE RUSSIAN MUSEUM ETHNOGRAPHY


The Russian Museum of Ethnography provides the services of digital copying of objects from its collections and gives the rights of their use with following purposes:

Research work;
Exhibitions;
Publication in various editions including electronic resources  (non-exclusive one-time right of use);
 Production of various kinds of goods.
1. For a legal person written application of a customer should be made as a request on an official blank of an organization signed by an authorized official of organization.

The request should contain following information:

Description of collection object, collection numbers (if known), reference to the website for identification in case of requesting images published in the opened sources;
Purpose of images’ use (description of a project and importance of requested rights for its realization);
In case of using for the publication on paper one should indicate:
Number of copies;
Land of publication’s distribution;
Publication languages;
Name, address and contact data of a publishing house;
Planning publication date;
For using images from the museum collection in electronic resources it’s necessary to indicate precise address and website of resource;
Name, address and contact data of person responsible for publication.

2. For independent researcher written application of a customer should contain his name, passport data including registration and contact information.

 Applications should be sent to the e-mail: 5705768@mail.ru

Applications are considered individually in order of priority and the rights of use are given on the base of agreement.

The Museum retains the right to deny production of digital images of objects from its collection in case of:

Unstable condition of objects’ conservation;
Uniqueness of unpublished objects  ( in case of request for copying from an outside organization or an independent scholar);
Transfer of objects when a responsible person is changed;
Checking of presenting collection pieces;
Loan of an object from the RME collection for temporary keeping (for a temporary exhibition, permanent exhibition, restoration, etc.);
When interpretation of an object from the RME collection in publication can cause damage to the reputation of the Russian Museum of Ethnography.
 

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