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I am a research student in transportation theory. I have difficulty in obtaining this paper:

L. V. KANTOROVICH and M. K. GAVURIN, "The application of mathematical methods in problems of freight flow analysis", in V. V. Zvonkov, ed., Collection of Problems Concerned with Increasing the Effectiveness of Transports, Publication of the Akademii Nauk SSSR, Moscow-Leningrad, 1949, pp. 110-138. (Russian)

I am wondering if anyone knows how can I can find this specific paper, and if anyone knows how I gain access to Russian journals?

Thank you.

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Zion, your institution's librarian could probably help you here. –  Nate Eldredge May 12 '10 at 15:38
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Apparently this is the book that contains your paper: http://www.worldcat.org/title/problemy-povysheniia-effektivnosti-raboty-transporta/oclc/28097589&referer=brief_results

It's also present in Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=Pu1AAAAAIAAJ

I can scan the paper for you if you don't have the book in your local library.

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Thank you for your help! Could you please scan me the paper? (My school library doesn't have this book) Thank you very much! –  Zion May 9 '10 at 18:25
    
@Zion: I requested the book from our Northern Regional Library Facility in Richmond. It will take a few days until they deliver it to the Berkeley campus. –  Dmitri Pavlov May 9 '10 at 20:43
    
Thank you very much Mr. Pavlov. I really appreciate your help. –  user6044 May 12 '10 at 4:37
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Dmitri, at about the same length of time you can request the NRLF scan in a particular article and either deliver a paper copy to Evans Hall library or post it as a pdf on a certain website while emailing a password for you to download it. I can do that with my alumni library card. If you know the exact pages this is a good method. –  Will Jagy May 12 '10 at 4:49
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@Will: I have used this type of service before with papers typeset in Latin alphabet, but I am not sure whether NRLF staff can read Cyrillic. Anyway, the book was delivered to the math library today's morning and it will take only a few minutes to scan the paper. –  Dmitri Pavlov May 12 '10 at 5:21
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Here is the scanned book: http://math.berkeley.edu/~pavlov/scans/transport.pdf Enjoy.

Please consider putting it on your home page (if you have one) so that other scientists who need this book in the future could obtain it more easily than you. [I would place it on my home page, but unfortunately its contents has little to do with my own research.]

how I gain access to Russian journals?

http://www.mathnet.ru/ is the Russian analog of MathSciNet, which also contains online versions of many (if not all) Russian math journals.

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thank you very much for your help! I will put it up on my homepage. –  user6078 May 13 '10 at 19:17
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