Saint Petersburg digital archive

Details of the organization
St. Petersburg State Unitary Enterprise "St. Petersburg Information and Analytical Centre"
Russian Federation
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Saint Petersburg digital archive
The information system of St. Petersburg central state archives has been implemented since 2007 and is aimed at preservation and promotion of cultural heritage, keeping it accessible as a living part of modern culture. Continuous digitization, developed instruments for search and data analysis with machine recognition and learning technics, process automation and central online access point helped the city to get significant results. More than 80 percent of documents are currently used in digital form. The capacity to process socially significant information, requests for pensions, allowances and other payments has increased up to 10-20 times. The geographical coverage of requests for archival information and virtual educational exhibitions from all segments of population currently counts to more than 160 countries all over the world. Simple and convenient access to digital copies of historical documents from any point of the world has opened new opportunities for researchers and increased interest in the culture and history of the city among tourists.
National implementation: Russian Federation
Ongoing from 01/10/2007 to 31/12/2020
Committee on IT and Communications of St. Petersburg, Archival committee of St. Petersburg

WSIS information
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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