May 17, 2022

Radio Report: “Moscow’s Libraries are Experiencing an Unexpected Revival”

From All Things Considered/National Public Radio:

One of the Soviet Union’s lasting legacies in Moscow was a dense network of hundreds of public libraries. After Russia’s rocky transition from communism and the rise of the Internet, the city’s libraries looked like they were doomed to become relics of an analog past. But as NPR’s Lucian Kim reports, Moscow’s libraries are experiencing an unexpected revival.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.