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ABSEES (American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies) Restricted Resource
ABSEES (American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies) contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications.

Dates of Coverage: 1990-
Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Multidisciplinary - good for nearly all subjects. Scholarly and trade journals, popular magazines, newspapers, conference proceedings, book reviews, and more.

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
Scholarly journal archive for the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences;  recent volumes (within 2 to 5 years) not available for many titles.

EBSEES: European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (1991-2006)
Covers West European scholarship on Russia, the former Soviet Union, and East-Central and Eastern Europe, and contains bibliographic citations for journal articles, books, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications.  Countries of publication include Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Dates of Coverage: 1991-2007

Film & Television Literature Index Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Index to journals, magazines, and selected books covering all aspects of film and television research, including film theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.

Historical Abstracts Restricted Resource
Index to more than 3,100 academic journals covering world history (excluding the US and Canada) from 1450 to present, in over 40 languages, with full-text available.  Dates of Coverage: 1955-

Humanities International Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index to journals, books and reference sources in all humanities disciplines, as well as selected original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, and illustrations, with some content available full-text.


Literature Resource Center Restricted Resource
Full-text database that includes author biographies and work overviews, literary criticism, and indexed books, essays, and articles on world literature. 

MLA International Bibliography Restricted Resource
Index to books, essays, and journal articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics. Topics include literary theory, criticism, folk literature and belief systems, linguistics, semantics, translation, dramatic arts, and history of printing and publishing. Covers literature worldwide and includes materials in all genres and in foreign languages.
Dates of Coverage: 1926-

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies Restricted Resource
Indexing and abstracts of more than 12,500 publications including journal articles, books, manuscripts, and dissertations published primarily in Russia, the republics of the former Soviet Union, and countries in Eastern Europe. Subjects include arts & humanities, science, religion, philosophy, Slavic studies, political science, social sciences, economics.

Dates of coverage: 1980 to present.


Dictionaries & Thesauri

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online Restricted Resource
The Oxford Language Dictionaries Online site offers essential language resources never before available online: fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages.
The Oxford Russian Dictionary
Print Location: Main Reference PG2640 .W5 2000


note: Russian-English and English-Russian

Encyclopedias

Great Soviet Encyclopedia
Print Location: Main Oversize AE5 .B58 (31 vols.)


Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism Restricted Resource
A comprehensive historical survey of the most important figures, schools, and movements in literary and film studies. Includes entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Print Location: Main Reference PN81 .J554 2005
Modern encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet History
Print Location: Main Reference DK14 .M6 (61+ vols.)


Modern Encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet Literature
Print Location: Main Reference PG2940 .M6 (10 vols.)


News & Analysis

Current Digest of the Russian Press (1949- ) Restricted Resource Some full text available
A selection of Russian Language press materials translated into English.

Current Digest of the Soviet Press and Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press are included in the Archive.

Dates of Coverage: 1949-current
LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 5,000 sources, most of them available in full text. Includes newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

 


Eastview Universal Databases Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text files of over 30 of the most influential Russian newspapers are accessible online for browsing, searching and analyzing. Some 900-1000 new articles are added to the database daily. Over 800.000 articles are available to date.

Dates of Coverage: 1996-

World News Connection (1995 - 2013) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Translations and transcripts of news stories from non-U.S. media sources including newspaper articles, conference proceedings, television and radio broadcasts, periodicals, and non-classified technical reports.  Coverage focuses on socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events.

Dates of Coverage: 1995 - 2013
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