Government of St. Petersburg

Committee on IT and Communications

Projects by area

Computer information system State Archives of St. Petersburg

Initial stage of system development – October, 2007.

Nowadays: implementation, operation and development of subsystems.

Computer information system State Archives of St. Petersburg is created:

  • to increase efficiency of archive management in St. Petersburg;
  • to improve quality and reduce response time in provision of public services due to requests of citizens and organizations;
  • to ensure preservation of state archive’s documents from aging and destruction.

The system aims at achieving the following goals:

  • significant reduction of response time in provision of social public services to the population as well as other requests of citizens and organizations;
  • formation of electronic funds of State Archive documents according to their priority and classification;
  • access to documents converted into electronic format;
  • integration of the system with other computer systems and data bases at regional and federal levels;
  • creation of storage of electronic documents that do not have a hardcopy.

System State Archives of St. Petersburg was developed and implemented under decree of the Government of
St. Petersburg No.567 of 16 May 2008 "On approval of action plan for 2008-2010 for development and implementation of state information system State archives of St. Petersburg".

System State Archives of St. Petersburg is used by:

  • Archives Committee of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Historical Archive of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of Literature and Arts of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of History and Politics of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of Science and Technology of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of Cinematography and Photography of St. Petersburg;
  • Central State Archive of Personnel of St. Petersburg.

To provide access to archive information and services there will be developed a Portal Computer information system State Archives of St. Petersburg. It will ensure quick and high-quality service to population.

The Portal will include:

  • access (subject to user rights) to electronic archives with tools to view and search;
  • access (subject to user rights) to electronic archive funds (developed on the basis of the most demanded information);
  • special forms to send request to archives and monitor the request review progress;
  • reference information (description of archives, archives guide manuals, directory of organizations of Petrograd – Leningrad - St. Petersburg due to its renaming).