Yale university library has digitized its legacy slavic collection created by joel sumner smith

Tatjana Lorković*, Graziano Krätli, Carolyn Caizzi

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The article briefly describes the Slavic collection created by Joel Sumner Smith, which became the basis of Yale University Library's Slavic, East European, and Central Asian Collection. It then discusses preparation for digitizing it and the processes involved in creating this digital collection, as well as some of the problems encountered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-189
Number of pages10
JournalSlavic and East European Information Resources
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2012



  • Digital
  • Digitize
  • Joel sumner smith
  • Multilingual
  • Slavic collection
  • Slavonic
  • Yale University Library

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Linguistics and Language
  • Library and Information Sciences

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