The Information Age in which we live has not come at once, had its own premises. In addition, in fact, to scientific thought and selfless work of tens of thousands of scientists in the world, it served as the foundation for the ability to generate knowledge in a printed book. This important process, along with the emergence of writing, began with the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press in 1445. Also this process had its historical retrospectives that passed its way into every area of publishing. Saint Petersburg is a scientific and educational center of the country. Here scientific publishing has its own way, which had a significant impact on the publishing of contemporary Russia. Unwittingly Politechnical University began the leader in the university book publishing in the beginning of the 21st century. Technological and economic concepts developed within its walls, were taken as a basis and are still used by the country’s universities.