Central and Eastern European online libraryThis link opens in a new windowOnline database which provides access to full text articles from humanities and social sciences journals, electronic books and re-digitised documents pertaining to Central, South-Eastern, Baltic and Eastern European topics. Most of the content comes from material published in Central and Eastern Europe and is thus in the original language (titles, abstracts and some keywords are translated into English).
American bibliography of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies (EBSCOhost)This link opens in a new windowABSEEES database provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Some of the many subjects covered include: anthropology, culture & the arts, economics, education, and geography. Sources indexed include journals, books, dissertations, online resources and selected government publications published in the U.S. and Canada. Coverage for ABSEEES ranges from 1989-present.
Russian central newspapers (UDB-COM)This link opens in a new windowThe Universal Database of Russian Newspapers (UDB-COM) provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia. Official sources (Rossiiskaia gazeta, Krasnaia zvezda, ITAR-TASS), independent media and partisan publications are all represented, thus offering a wide array of opinions and perspectives. Several English-language newspapers including the notable Moscow Times, widely read by the international community in the Russian capital, constitute an important part of the database.
Russkaia literatura is a well-known journal of literary criticism, one of the most comprehensive, reliable and authoritative resources featuring biographical information and criticism of Russian and Soviet authors in various genres.
Russian research and information portal in the field of science, technology, medicine and education with abstracts and full texts of more than 19 million scientific articles and publications, including electronic versions of over 3900 Russian scientific and technical journals, with more than 2,800 journals in the public domain.
A large collection of Russian-related material in a range of formats and languages, established to support research in a wide range of military topics, both historical and current. It is managed by Cranfield University’s Barrington Library on behalf of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.
The majority of the material is in English or Russian, but there is also a considerable amount of material in other languages including Czech, Polish, German, Romanian and Albanian, as well as original language source material from Kazakhstan, Kyryzstan and Uzbekistan.
The Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia was established in 2011 thanks to a generous gift from the family of NYU alumni Boris and Elizabeth Jordan. The center aims to make Russia intrinsic to all aspects of scholarly investigation: from history to journalism and visual culture, politics to literature, economics to anthropology. This includes the All The Russias’ Blog, seminars, lectures, colloquiums, workshops and fellowships.
Read Russia, founded in 2012, is a new initiative - based in Moscow, New York, and London - established to celebrate Russian literature and Russian book culture. Through innovative programs, projects, and events supporting the English-language translation and publication of Russian works, Read Russia provides international audiences with fresh opportunities to engage - in person, on screen, and online - with Russia's literary leaders and heritage.
Soviet Samizdat Periodicals is a database of information about editions of classic Soviet samizdat, 1956-1986. The database includes approximately 300 titles, representing all known types of samizdat periodical editions from this late Soviet era, including human rights bulletins, poetry anthologies, rock zines, religious and national editions. The database is fully searchable. Researchers will find detailed bibliographic and archival information. The site also includes information about samizdat and dissidence for the general public. The website is intended to provide a forum for continuing discussion about this outstanding phenomenon of recent history.
Russian Perspectives on Islam documents the encounter and evolving relationship between the secular/Orthodox state and the Islamic regions, groups, individuals, and ideologies on the territory of the former Soviet Union and neighboring countries.
A reference guide to the world's largest country. Covering influential individuals, significant places, and important policies, it provides readers with a greater understanding of Russian history. A narrative history, chronology, and A-Z entries are included.