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Subject Librarian: Gordon Anderson

This subject covers: fiction, drama, poetry, essays, writers, literary movements, and criticism; words, dictionaries, language study, linguistics, and writing.

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Principal record on North American research on Russia & Eastern Europe. Records from late 1980s to date. Materials in all formats.

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EBSEES covers European scholarship in Eastern European studies from 1991 through 2007 only. This resource is no longer being updated.

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The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926.

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Nineteenth-century Russian Literature in English

A bibliography of criticism and translations.

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General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Includes full text access to over 4,000 scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications back to 1975. A great place to start your research on any topic. Find search tips on their help page.

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Catalogs and Bibliographies


Search with the Library Catalog to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

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General Reference Sources

Biographical Sources




Russian-language multimedia encyclopedia. World-wide in scope. Contains 85,000 articles and over 200 interactive maps. Illustrations and maps are based on the Bol'shoi entsiklopedicheskii slovar' published by Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia.

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Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet Literature
Reader's Encyclopedia of Eastern European Literature

Handbooks and Manuals

Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

CEEOL is an online archive which provides access to full-text PDF articles from 301 humanities and social-science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics.

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University of Texas Russian & East European Network Information Center

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Russian and East European Studies Web site. Similar in concept to WESSWEB, this is a good place to begin to find out about Russia and Eastern Europe

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Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

The Bucknell University Russian Studies department offers an annotated directory of Russian literary sites on the Net. Includes poetry and fiction. Click on "Culture" and then on "Literature" to access

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Combines and replaces the severalprint series of the Russian Book Chamber's Letopis' (e.g., Knizhnaia letopis', Letopis' zhurnal'nykh statei). The Cyrillic-alphabet text can be searched in the roman alphabet by using the Library of Congress transliteration scheme. Access is for 1994 through 2008 only.

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Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

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Style Manuals

Writing Guides

Transliteration of modern Russian for English-language

Library Information

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