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The Centre has a computer lab with 3 sets of
computers with internet facility. This facility is used by faculty
members, research staff, adjunct faculty and the office. Besides
this the Centre has one Xerox Machine, one Fax Machine and One
The Documentation Unit of the Centre has been
functioning with a Documentation Assistant and a Library Attendant
since October, 1988. These two staff members had been carrying
out the work of the Documentation Unit. However, the documentation
assistant has retired two years ago and the post is yet to be
The staff collect information from various libraries like the
American Centre Library, Mumbai; Library of the Cultural Centre
for Russia, Mumbai J. N. Library and Fort Library of the University
of Mumbai and other academic libraries located in Mumbai. All
this material is stored and preserved in the Documentation Unit
of the Centre.
A list of recent additions to the J.N. Library on Soviet/Russian
and European Studies is circulated regularly for information to
the users of the Centre.
Reference service and current awareness service are provided to
the academic staff and students of the Centre on a regular basis.
The research students of the Centre and other departments and
colleges use the documentation facilities extensively. The Centre
has a small collection of certain reports and articles which come
on day to day basis. And the major book collection by way of purchases
by the Centre is preserved in the main library of the University.
The Centre maintains regular clippings of articles
on CIS countries from the Economist and Newsweek.
Besides all these, there are some bibliographic
publications brought out by the Documentation Assistant, Mrs.
Visalakshy Gopalkrishna, when she was in service.
They are as follows:
1. A select Bibliography on Soviet Central Asia
2. A special Bibliography on Soviet Economy (1987)
3. A Bibliography on Micro-films on Soviet & East European
Studies purchased by the Centre of Soviet Studies.(1988)
4. A collection of Short Bibliographies on different topics on
Soviet & East European Studies. (1998)
5. A Bibliography on Central Asian Economy (1999)
6. Corruption in Russia - a bibliography. (By Dr. Rama Sampatkumar)
7. A Concise Bibliography on Soviet/Russian Women. (2002)
8. Indo-Russian /Soviet Relations - A Select Bibliography (2003)
9. A Select Bibliography on Post-Soviet Central Asia. (2004)
10. Indo-Russian Relations-A Select Bibliography. (2005)
11. The statistical assistant Compiles data pertaining to statistics
of Russia and CIS and also about Indo-Russian Relations on regular
12.Prepares country profile of the CIS countries