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Russian and Slavic Studies resources
A guide to resources for all aspects of Russian and Slavic studies in English, Russian and other Slavic languages.
The Current Digest of the Russian Press contains searchable summaries of Russian news from 1949 to the present, translated into English.
The Current Digest does not use standard, Library of Congress transliteration from Russian to English. To improve searches, click on the link under the Description labeled "A special note on transliteration in The Current Digest."
Russian Regional Newspapers contains newspapers from all seven Federal Districts of the Russian Federation and includes coverage of local issues of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Searching can be done across newspapers.
Searching can be done in Cyrillic or Library of Congress English transliteration.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. CRL supports original research and inspired teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Factiva is a resource for U.S. and international newspapers (html full text only, no images or print layout versions), news transcripts, trade journals, newsletters, industry snapshots, and market data charts for recent stock prices. Coverage dates vary from title to title, but primarily span the late 20th century to present.
PressReader (formerly PressDisplay) provides access to newspapers from around the world, often in the original language. Dates of coverage vary from the most current three months to the most current decade. Newspapers are presented in a browsable, "as printed" visual format.
Access World News provides the html full text articles and transcripts from a variety of national and international news sources, including newspapers, digital-native news websites, television and radio transcripts, blogs, college and university newspapers, journals, magazines, and some audio and video. Most international titles are English language. Dates of coverage vary from title to title, but primarily span the late 20th century to present. Resource also includes: Sowetan Collection, Financial, Mail Collection, Sunday Times Collection, Business Day Collection
A collection of twenty two fully digitized newspapers from Imperial Russia. The bulk of the collection represents the publications from Saint Petersburg, with some titles from Moscow, Petrozavodsk and Samara. The collection can be cross-searched.
"Russian Anarchist Periodicals of the Early 20th Century" consists of approximately half of all known anarchist publications; they cover the period from 1917 to 1919, with an exception of "Zhizn' dlia vsekh" which appeared in 1909-1910. The publications originated predominantly from Moscow and St. Petersburg, although the several rare periodicals from Kiev, Kharkov and Krasnoyarsk are also featured. The most widely circulated titles were dailies"Anarkhiia" and "Burevestnik" as well as weeklies "Svobodnaia Kommuna", "Golos truda", "Vol'nyi golos truda" and "Golos anarkhista". The originals of these publications are held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in National Library of Russia and Russian Academy of Sciences Library. All materials are in Russian only.
"Russian Avant-garde Online" represents works of all Russian literary avant-garde schools. It comprises of books, periodicals and almanacs most of them published between 1910-1940, and thus offers an exceptionally varied and well-balanced overview of one of the most versatile movements in Russian literature. Among the groups included are the Ego-Futurists and Cubo-Futurists, the Imaginists, the Constructivists, the Biocosmists, and the infamous nichevoki. All materials are in Russian.