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Slavic Studies: Slavic Databases

Library resources for Slavic Studies research

Slavic databases; The following databases provide full text or references to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, book reviews, and some books and government publications on various Slavic topics.

Stalin Digital Archive
     A collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press, the Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) provides access to primary source materials from Stalin's personal papers and insightful monographs on communism. In addition, it seeks to advance research and teaching through new ways for scholars and students to interact with this content and collaborate. 

The SDA collections include: RGASPI documents from Stalin's personal papers will eventually number over 400,000 pages. Highlights
include: foreign policy with Germany before World War II; communications during the Great Purges; relations with Western intellectuals and leaders; and private notations on many Soviet leaders. The Annals of Communism series contains 25 volumes of scholarly commentary, annotation, and interpretation of documents from state and party archives selected by teams of Western and Russian editors. These volumes span the history of Soviet and international communism."