The materials published on the website of the Russian Mineralogical
Society are currently accessible for any unregistered users. In case you need
submit some information on the site (news, conference announcements, new
published books, interesting links) of participate a conferences
managed on the www.minsoc.ru, you need
to register on the
site (i.e., sign up).
After registration you get your personal login and password and
can sign in the site (use the login field on the top-right side of the
registration on the website www.minsoc.ru is free of any charge and open
for all users irrespective of their relation to the Russian Mineralogical
After signing in the site you can manage your personal information (the
personal menu is located on the top-right side of the page and is active
after signing in the site) and get access to the minsoc databases news and events, conferences, books, links
and also to the guestbook if you wish to
submit some information.
After registration you can also subscribe to three
different distribution lists (news and events / conference
announcements, new books, journal "Zapiski RMO" contents).
To search the information on the
'normal' (static) webpages you can use the filed ЂSearchї (top-right side
of the page under the quartz crystals image). Please note, that you need a
distinct search page of a corresponding database to search its contents,
such as the journal ЂProceedings of the
Russian Mineralogical Societyї, ЂNews and
To find search results with all the given words use the plus sign
(+), e.g. "fluorite + beryl". Please note, that the search is carried out
on the Russian and English sides of the website independently. Please
switch the language if you need to search the words on the distinct
language-specific part of the website/database.
To use the website www.minsoc.ru you
need a conventional browser such as MS Internet
Explorer version 5 or higher, Netscape Browser version 5 or
higher, Opera version 8 or
higher or another compatible browser. For viewing some information such as
fulltext e-versions of printed abstracts or books, you need Adobe
Reader installed on your system.