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Databases by Subject: Russian and Slavic Studies

ABSEES Online (American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies)

Find journal articles, dissertations, and other scholarly publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada from 1990 to the present.

EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies)

The European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (EBSEES) contains nearly nearly 100,000 citations to scholarly articles, and books published in Western Europe that relate to Slavic or Eastern European topics.

Izvestiia Digital Archive

Full-text/full-image digitized archive of one of the longest-running Russian newspapers, covering 1917-2010.

Letopis' zhurnal'nykh statei - Chronicle of Periodical Literature

This resource indexes journal articles from Russian and Soviet publications for the years 1956-1975. (1994- present are covered in the Russian National Bibliography). Searching in Cyrillic is required (on-screen Cyrillic keyboard is provided, if needed).

Pravda Digital Archive

Full-text/full-image of Pravda, the newspaper of record of the Soviet era and of continued, though diminished importance in Russia. The digital archive is full page image and fully searchable from the first issue in 1912 through 2009.

Russian Archives Database

Provides a searchable online access to dozens of finding aids to Russian archives.

Russian National Bibliography

Brings together several major Russian/Soviet bibliographic resources for articles, books, newspapers, reviews, dissertations, and more.

Russian Newspapers and Journals

Fulltext for several major Russian newspapers/journals, some as far back as the early 1980s. All newspapers are in Russian (Cyrillic). Online Cyrillic keyboard is available for searching.

Russian Social Sciences & Humanities Journals

A fulltext database of Russian social sciences and humanities journals. Most provide 5 or more years of coverage. All content is in Cyrillic. Online Cyrillic keyboard is provided.

Slavistics Portal

The Slavistics Portal is a central point of access for information on Slavic languages, literature and folklore on the internet.

Vestnik Evropy 1802-1830 [Herald of Europe] Online

Fulltext online access to Vestnik Evropy, published in Moscow from 1802 to 1830. Among the journals contributors were Zhukovskii, Batiushkov, Viazemskii and Derzhavin. Aleksandr Pushkin published his first poems here in 1814. Text is available both in HTML and PDF/facsimle format.

Voprosy Istorii, Complete Collection

Fulltext of the entire run of the Russian/Soviet history journal Voprosy istorii (1926-2003). Text is in Russian (Cyrillic). Online Cyrillic keyboard is provided.