Russian & East European Studies

Major Research Tools


Coverage: 1990 to present.

Index of journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, and selected government publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada. The online version of the American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies.


Coverage: 1884-present.

Index of scholarly articles, edited books, and dissertations on literature, languages, film studies and folklore. Includes MLA Directory of Periodicals, which provides detailed information on periodicals covering literature and languages.


News from Central and Eastern Europe and countries of the former Soviet Union. Includes searchable archive back to 1994 and annual country surveys covering politics, international relations, the economy, and social issues.

Other Suggested Research Tools

Full-text, Gateway

Information on the Russian modernist theater of the 1890s to the 1930s and the cultural milieu from which it grew. Includes production photos, set designs, costumes, and directors' sketches from the theater of Stanislavsky and Meyerhold; Chekhov; Mayakovsky and Bulgakov; Malevich and Tatlin; Stravinksy and Shostakovich. Searchable by production, designer, director, or artistic movement.


Time period covered: 1450 to present; Publication coverage: 1954 to present.

Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations on the history of the world, except the United States and Canada. Subjects include diplomatic history, economics, international relations, and political science.


Skillman Library's list of select, online resources related to Russian/USSR history.


Coverage: 1907-1984

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences

Visual resource

Soviet films, with subtitles, from the archive of the Mosfilm studio in Moscow. Many are unfamiliar to western audiences. 


News and information from Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Southwestern Asia.

Location: Skillman; Call #: DJK27 .S53 1993x

A guide to basic research tools in the humanities and social sciences for East European and Slavic studies.

Visual resource

Streaming collection of feature films spanning the silent era through contemporary international cinema. Covers classic and contemporary cinema from Africa, Asia (primarily China, Japan, and India), Europe (including Soviet films), Latin America, and the Middle East.