ABSEES - American Bibliography of Slavic & East European Studies (EBSCO)
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. CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
A resource that aggregates dispersed content about theory and research in international affairs. CIAO includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, full-text journal articles and policy briefs, and teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features. Advanced searching capability is present and results can be sorted by date and relevance. CIAO also provides links to international affairs Internet sources. All sections of CIAO are updated monthly. Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
CMMC offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 570 journals, and selected coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 770 titles; furthermore, this database includes full text for over 450 journals. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study. Declassified Documents Reference System (Gale)
A primary source database that ranges from the years immediately following World War II through 2006, covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War. This resource indexes and abstracts materials as they are released by United States government agencies, the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Updated irregularly. Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image). Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports, 1974- 1996 (FBIS) (Readex)
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports (FBIS) provides perspectives about more than 200 countries outside of the United States. Features transcripts of foreign news broadcasts translated into English from materials selected by the CIA for distribution to U.S. policymakers and security analysts. Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)
An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Provides indexing of more than 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 as well as book reviews and dissertations.A Short Introduction to Historical Abstracts is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources. PAIS International (ProQuest)
The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) International database contains references for over half a million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages. ProQuest Central
Vast aggregated full-text database Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences, including the legal research network and political science network. Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from the journal literature in the physical and social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1956 to present. Current Digest of the Russian Press
A comprehensive retrospective digest of the news presented to the Soviet and Russian public for more than a half-century, from the beginnings of the Cold War through the emergence of Russia in the new balance of power. Each week it presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal. Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA) provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers. The database is simultaneously searchable with other ProQuest databases such as ProQuest Newspapers.
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.WorldCat Step-by-Step
is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
]Cambridge Companion to Modern Russian Culture
]Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia
]Cambridge History of Russia
]Dissertations and Theses Global (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image).
]Encyclopedia of Russian History
]Encyclopedia of Russian Women's Movements
1st floor, Falvey Library
]European Library Portal
The ‘Electronic Library of Dissertations’ is a collection that the Russian State Library will make available to the users of The European Library. Up to now it holds to 174026 documents (33594 abstracts and 140432 dissertations). The European Library is a service of the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL).
]Political Handbook of the World (Sage/CQ Press)
Comprehensive country profiles chronicling national history, government, and political parties, as well as profiles on intergovernmental organizations, development banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.
Archive of Parliamentary Elections -- Russia 2007
Archive of Parliamentary Elections -- Russia 2007 includes polling and public opinion, NGOs, monitoring, analysis and commentary, non-candidate blogs, government web sites.Archives in Russia
A brief extract from the ArcheoBiblioBase directory and bibliographic information system for archival repositories in the Russian Federation.Chronology of Russia
Russian history resources, Bucknell UniversityColor Photographs of Vanished Russia
Between 1909 and 1915, the aristocratic but intrepid Prokudin-Gorsky traveled across Russia and central Asia with a special permit from the Czar and a custom-made railroad car that he had rigged into a mobile dark room. The results of his trip are astonishing, but were lost to public view following the Russian Revolution. Since their purchase by the United States Library of Congress, however, they have begun to find a wide audience.Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) - Interstate Statistical Committee data
At present (2010) the CIS unites: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.
In September 1993 the Heads of the CIS States signed an Agreement on the creation of Economic Union to form common economic space grounded on free movement of goods, services, labour force, capital; to elaborate coordinated monetary, tax, price, customs, external economic policy; to bring together methods of regulating economic activity and create favourable conditions for the development of direct production relations.Hoover Institution, Stanford University - Russian Economy
Web site on the Russian economy providing scholarly discussion and analysis of Russia’s economy in global perspective.InterstateStatiatical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Time series of main social and economic indicators by the CIS countries (by months for a number of years).KremlinRussia_E - President of Russia twitter account
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s English language twitter feed.Map of the Federal Okrugs of the Russian FederationPresident of Russia's web site
Official English language web site for the Russian president. Includes speeches and transcripts at http://eng.kremlin.ru/transcripts.RuNet Echo
RuNet Echo is a project of Global Voices Online. Funded by the Open Society Institute, the project’s main purpose
is to expand and deepen understanding of the Russian Internet (RuNet) and related online communities.
Their goal is to become a leading source of objective, comprehensive and valuable
information on the Russian Internet.Russian Art from the Beginnings to Peter the Great
As part of France's "Year of Russia" celebrations, the Louvre is hosting a major exhibition (May 10 to 24, 2010)devoted to the history of Christian Russia, from the 9th to the 18th century.Slavic Folklore: Internet Resources
Slavic Languages and Literature subject guides from University of VirginiaSoviet History Internet Archive
Seventeen Moments in Soviet History
An archive of texts, images, maps and audio and video materials from the Soviet era (1917-1991). The materials are arranged by year and by subject, are fully searchable, and are translated into English. Materials include Soviet propaganda, politics, economics, society, crime, literature, art, dissidents and hundreds of other topics. SEVENTEEN MOMENTS IN SOVIET HISTORY was funded by a generous educational development grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). The original designer of the site was Krzystof Karski and the project was developed in collaboration with MATRIX, a center devoted to the application of new technologies in the humanities and social sciences, which hosts the site.
]Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics, 18th - 21st centuries
The aim of the project is to create an on-line electronic repository of Russian historical statistics. The principal focus of the data-hub is Russian economic and social history of the last three centuries (18th-21st).
]President of Russia's web site
Official English language web site for the Russian president. Includes speeches and transcripts at http://eng.kremlin.ru/transcripts.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Gale)
The Dictionary of Literary Biography print series has been a favorite with students and scholars for many years, often the first place to go to find authoritative biographical and critical essays on the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Offers Documentary, Main, and Yearbook series.
]Russian Imperial Bureaucracy, 1762-1881
The Russian Imperial Bureaucracy, 1762-1881 dataset is typically used by researchers who are familiar with statistical software programs such as SPSS or SAS. These programs are used to analyze the data and determine statistical patterns. This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on Russian Adminstrative elites, includes ca. 415 governors: dates of incumbency in different central administrative, territorial, foreign trade, Imperial Court, top Moscow and St. Petersburg posts; dates of attaining each of top four civil and military ranks; dates of birth, death and entrance into civil service.
ABSEES - American Bibliography of Slavic & East European Studies (EBSCO)
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.
]European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (EBSEES)
Contains the data of two former EBSEES databases, one for 1991-2000, the other for 2001-2006. Developed by the Berlin State Library in cooperation with the Maison des Sciences de l´Homme, Paris, EBSEES contains 85 000 titles. For the years 1975-1990 EBSEES is available in printed form only. Work on adding records to EBSEES ended in 2007.
Founded in 2000 as internet-community of journalists that monitor and write about Russian, American, British, and other Western security and intelligence agencies.
]Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources.
Russian newspaper well known in the country for its critical and investigative coverage of Russian political and social affairs.
It is published in Moscow, regions within Russia and in some foreign countries.
]Pravda -english ed.
]Russia Beyond the Headlines
Russia Beyond the Headlines offers Political, business and cultural news and analysis and is produced by leading Russian daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Rossiyskaya Gazeta (www.rg.ru) is the Russian government’s paper of record and provides the official publication of all laws, decrees and official statements of state bodies.
]Russia Business Report - BBC News
Russian 24/7 English-language news channel which brings the Russian view on global news.
]St. Petersburg Times
]slonSource of information about Russian business, economics and politics and the world.
Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
A nonprofit, non-political, scholarly society - "is the leading private organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about the former Soviet Union (including Eurasia) and Eastern and Central Europe." ASEEES supports teaching, research, and publication relating to Slavic, East-Central European and Eurasian studies nationally and internationally.
]Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES)
REES is an interdisciplinary academic center focusing on central and eastern Europe and the successor states of the Soviet Union.
]Keenan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
A program bringing scholars and governmental specialists together to discuss political, social, and economic issues affecting Russia and other successor states to the Soviet Union, seeking always to place these issues within their historical context.
]Russian & East European Institute (REEI)The Russian and East European Institute (REEI) was established in 1958 on Indiana University's Bloomington campus. REEI administers one of the country's leading programs in Russian and East European area studies.