Selected Resources for: Slavic Languages and Literature

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Subject Librarian:

Gordon Anderson

ganderso@umn.edu

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 - date. Materials in all formats.

EBSEES covers European scholarship in Eastern European studies from 1991 through 2007. Unfortunately, the bibliography has not been updated since then. For the years 1975-1990 EBSEES is available in printed form in Wilson Library (Quarto DJK9 .E97x)

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.

Nineteenth-century Russian Literature in English

A bibliography of criticism and translations.

This Year's Work in Modern Language Studies


General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for thousands of scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications.


Catalogs and Bibliographies

Catalogs

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


General Reference Sources

Biographical Sources

Biobibliographical Handbook of Bulgarian Authors

Dictionary of Russian Women Writers

Free Voices in Russian Lit., 1950s-1980s


Dictionaries

Dictionary of Albanian Literature

Dictionary of Polish Literature

Dictionary of Russian Literature since 1917

Click on the RUSSIAN button and begin searching. A Cyrillic-characters keyboard is provided.

Russkii filolog (CD-ROM)

CD ROM. Contains essential linguistic information including all 55,000 entries of the Ozhegov dictionary, plus dictionaries of synonyms, antonyms, word formation, and government of case


Directories


Encyclopedias

Bol'shaia Entsiklopediia (CD-ROM)

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.

Cambridge History of Russian Literature

Great Soviet Encyclopedia

Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet Literature

Reader's Encyclopedia of Eastern European Literature


Handbooks and Manuals

Handbook of Russian Literature

Hungarian authors; a bibliographical handbook

Slavonic Languages


Internet Resources

Gateways & Megasites

Central and Eastern European Online Library

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.

University of Texas Russian & East European Network Information Center

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


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

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.


Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).


Style Manuals


Writing Guides

Transliteration of modern Russian for English-language


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