Vivaldi electronic library network

Vivaldi electronic library network

December 23, 2013

Russia's largest library

Access to the largest library in Russia

Thousands of readers can access the library's server at the same time and read books in compliance with their rights.

  • Client application for reading, searching, browsing etc.
  • Welcome server for performance monitoring and clustering of application servers.
  • PDF server/daemon that gives the option of viewing PDF documents by generating a PNG image from any page of a document. This allows stemming.
  • System administrator's application.

Vivaldi is a remote access library platform, providing rights holders with the opportunity to distribute their content through a fully supported network. The books, educational materials or scientific documents can be accessed online or via a one of many virtual reading rooms set up all over Russia and the CIS. Virtual reading rooms can currently be found in all major universities of these countries, and are spreading to libraries and universities across the world, with a steadily growing body of literature on offer through Vivaldi. Access rights are highly flexible, with options for putting multiple parameters in place simultaneously, including access rights settings based on document type, user type, and method and location of access. Different levels of access can be provided, including the ability to read part of a document or the whole document, as well as download and printing options.

The ready-made system architecture allows the rights holder to upload their copyrighted material to the network via a document server, safe in the knowledge that the data is secure and not secured elsewhere. Payments can be requested from customers in advance, before access to documents is granted, or on a subscription basis. Furthermore, loyalties for the reproduction of documents are received each time copyrighted material is printed out in a virtual reading room.

Vivaldi video

The end user receives:

  • Possibility of working with previously unavailable archives (historical documents, documents classified as museum pieces)
  • Choice between paid and free content
  • Access to remote library archives
  • Tool for creation of restricted private book collections, corporate libraries
  • Confidence of lawful copying and printing of materials
Vivaldi interface for Windows
Vivaldi interface for MacOS
Vivaldi interface for Linux

Library network

Mobile application for reading e-books on an iPad and Android

This application gives users the opportunity to browse through collections owned by libraries, universities and publishing houses. The number of accessible texts is constantly growing due to the new catalogues being connected to the database and by the addition of electronic libraries from new organizations.

Vivaldi for iPad
Vivaldi for iPad search
Vivaldi for iPad document card
Vivaldi for iPad view document
Vivaldi for iPad pages list
Russian State Library
Russian State Library
Rusklimat
Rusklimat
National Library of Russia
National Library of Russia
Saint Petersburg University
Saint Petersburg University
Information Centre for Ministry of Culture
Information Centre for Ministry of Culture
State Public Science and Technical Library
State Public Science and Technical Library
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television
St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television
St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts
St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts
Far Eastern State Institute of Arts
Far Eastern State Institute of Arts
Don State Public Library
Don State Public Library
Baikal State University
Baikal State University
Moscow State Art and Cultural University
Moscow State Art and Cultural University
Moscow State Law University
Moscow State Law University
Murmansk Science Library
Murmansk Science Library
Kalmyk National Library
Kalmyk National Library
National Aviation University of Ukraine
National Aviation University of Ukraine
Mordovia State University
Mordovia State University
Sofia
Sofia
Orel State Institute of Culture
Orel State Institute of Culture
Primorsky Kray Public Library
Primorsky Kray Public Library
Pskov Regional Science Library
Pskov Regional Science Library
Russian Customs Academy
Russian Customs Academy
Sverdlovsk Science Library
Sverdlovsk Science Library
Udmurt State University
Udmurt State University