Extensive (100+ entries) list of links to projects from America and all over Russia and the former Soviet Union. Wide range of content formats includes manuscript materials, photographs, film, historical newspapers, art, numismatic collections, maps, and library holdings pertaining to an equally wide range of subjects.
Contains extensive digitized archival materials pertaining to the Cold War period. Materials are presented in HTML format and in English translation. Collections of special note include those relating to the Cuban missile crisis and to Soviet relations with a wide number of other countries during the Cold War era.
Extensive gallery of high-resolution images of items from the State Hermitage Museum's collection. Categories include paintings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, arms and armor, archeological artifacts, and more from all over the world.
Project led by the University of Kansas in cooperation with Rosarkhiv to facilitate access to Russian archival materials. Database contains digitized copies of archival collection guides from a range of local and state archives. Continually updated with new materials.
Organized and maintained by the History Department of Moscow State University. Collection of primary source materials encompassing a wide range of countries and time periods, with a strong focus on Russia and its development up through the Soviet era. Site also includes organized collection of source materials relating to the history of labor in Russia from the 1880s through the 1930s.
Site has digitized copies of the Olonetskiie Gubernskiie Vedemosti, published from 1838 to 1917. Excellent source of information on provincial life in imperial Russia, and of ethnocultural material on the Russian North. Limited search functions and contents listings available. In Russian only.
An open digital library of digitized materials from the State Public Historical Library of Russia (GPIB). It currently contains over 460,000 pages from 1,235 volumes published before 1917. It covers a broad range of topics, including laws of the Russian Empire, sources on the history, geography and ethnography of Russia, genealogy, heraldry, history, and culture.
An online resource on Stalin and Stalinism assembled at the University of Pittsburgh, this collection is comprised of visual materials and artifacts related to Stalin. Includes photographs, posters, paintings, banners, sculptures, chinaware, pins, and more.
A resource providing digitized materials selected from the Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System (HPSSS). The digital collection consists chiefly of summary transcripts of 705 interviews conducted with refugees from the USSR during the early years of the Cold War. A unique source for the study of Soviet society between 1917 and the mid-1940s, the HPSSS includes vast amounts of one-of-a-kind data on political, economic, social and cultural conditions.
A collection of historical materials, autobographies, fiction, samizdat, and memoirs relating to life in the Soviet union from an anti-Soviet perspective. Most of the books provided are in the PDF, HTML, DOC, or DJVU formats.
Updated monthly. Covers North American scholarship on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. It contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications.
The EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies) covers European scholarship on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. It contains bibliographic records for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications.
Database updates ended in December 2007. The end date for each country’s contribution varies.
Digital archive of Iskusstvo kino, the leading journal of Russian cinema critics. Publishes reviews of contemporary Russian and foreign movies, articles on history and theory of Russian and world cinema as well as general essays on Russian culture and arts. Also includes digital archives of Proletarskoe kino (1931-1932) and Sovetskoe kino (1933-1935).
Updated regularly. Offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. Includes archives of over 1,000 leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.
Members of the public can read online up to three articles for free every two weeks from a large subset of JSTOR journals via the Register & Read program. This program allows remote access. Non-UT students, faculty and staff who need more articles can contact library staff for other access options.
Updated ten times per year. Indexes critical materials on literature, criticism, drama, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Provides access to citations from over 4,400 journals, series, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. Produced by the Modern Language Association.
For help searching the MLA International Bibliography, please see the MLA's video tutorials.
RAND is a nonprofit public policy research institution. It was established after World War II to study national security. In the 1960s it added domestic policy problems to its research agenda. Current areas of research and analysis include national defense, education and training, health care, criminal and civil justice, labor and population, science and technology, community development, international relations, and regional studies. This searchable archive includes more than 17,000 titles dating back to 1948. Some RAND documents are not included in this database. Search the Library Catalog or ask library staff for assistance to locate these.
Updated regularly. Online versions of 101 publications, reports and data sets released by the Russian State Statistics Committee and the Commonwealth of Independent States Statistical Committee. Includes regional and national statistics on demographics, labor, public health, education, tourism, transportation, industry, agriculture, and other socioeconomic topics. Content primarily in Russian; some English.
All tables are provided in HTML and can be easily downloaded into Excel.
Access to this resource is partially funded by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies.
Updated quarterly. An extensive collection of data about global development. Provides more than 550 times series covering demographic, social, economic, financial, natural resources and environmental topics for more than 200 countries and 18 country groups. You can access the data through the dataBank, as an ebook, or in Excel or CSV formats.
Contains materials provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS). The reports are full text, English translations of foreign news sources and information. Many of the materials are copyrighted. Particularly effective in its coverage of local media sources. Compiled from thousands of worldwide media sources.
Updated regularly. Free access to more than 7,000 indicators from over 20 datasets on world development, including World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance. Dates of coverage begin in 1960 but vary by dataset and country. You can create reports with tables, charts, and maps and export the results in standard formats.
Updated annually. Provides a comprehensive view of prospects from the global economy along with the implications for developing countries' external finance. Presents detailed data for 128 countries that report public and publicly guaranteed debt under the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. You can access the data through the dataBank, as an ebook, or in Excel or CSV formats.