Chief Librarian, Library of the Academy of Sciences.
Spent many years working on the Joint Catalog of Books of 1801–1825, and the Combined Catalog of Periodicals of the Early 19th Century.
Elena Ludilova was born in 1965 in Leningrad. In 1982 graduated from high school No. 27, and in 1989 — from the Faculty of Philology of Leningrad State University. At university, she majored in Russian literature in the first half of the 19th century. After graduating from the university in 1989, she joined the Library of the USSR Academy of Sciences, where she is currently employed as Chief Librarian. Employee of the Rare Books Collection at the LAS, curator of the Russian Publications of the 18th — early 19th Centuries Collection.