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Slavonic and East European internet links: a general guide

Below is a guide to Slavonic and Central/East European websites of interest to the researcher. The majority of the following links are to libraries and academic institutions, but commercial sites have also been included where they contain useful information or links.

Key resources | Slavonic and East European research and study resources in the UK | Slavonic and East European research and study resources world-wide | Information sources on Central and Eastern Europe

Key resources

Explore the British Library
Friends and Partners (joint US/Russia information service)
The European Library (the information server for Europe's National Libraries)
LibDex: the Library Index (links to library catalogues by country)
Portals to the World: Eastern Europe (Library of Congress)
REESWeb (guide to Russian and East European Studies on the web)

Slavonic and East European research and study resources in the UK

BASEES (British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies)
Bodleian Library (online catalogue and information on the Central Bodleian Library, Oxford)
Chatham House (research programmes include Europe and Russia and Eurasia)
COPAC (merged online catalogues of the members of the Consortium of Research Libraries)
EuropeanaTravel (digitised books, maps, images from the collections of the UCL SSEES Library) 
LSE Library (of the London School of Economics)
Natural History Museum, Earth Sciences Library (holdings of Slavonic material on natural history and the history of science)
Oxford University, Russian Society
Ralph Cleminson's page (Chairman of the Slavonic and East European Mediæval Studies Group)
RLUK (Research Libraries UK)
Scott Polar Research Institute Library (University of Cambridge, strong holdings relating to the Russian North)
SOLANUS (International Journal for Russian and East European Bibliographic, Library and Publishing Studies, list of contents)
University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)
University of Birmingham, Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) and the Alexander Baykov Library
University of Bristol, Department of Russian Studies
University of Cambridge, Department of Slavonic Studies
University of Durham, Department of Russian
University of Essex, Pan-European Institute (including Russian studies)
University of Exeter, Department of Russian
University of Glasgow, Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES)
University of Leeds, Russian and Slavonic Studies
University of Nottingham, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies
University of Oxford, Russian and East European Studies
University of Oxford St. Antony's College, Russian and East European Centre
University of Sheffield, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies and  Bakhtin Centre
University of Strathclyde, Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies
University of Warwick, Language Centre
The Warburg Institute (University of London)

Slavonic and East European research and study resources world-wide

ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.)
ABSEES (American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies, by subscription from EBSCO; access is available for registered readers using British Library computers in our Reading Rooms)
Central European University (Budapest)
Centreurope.org (from France, with academic and research guide)
CERL (Consortium of European Research Libraries, members include libraries in Eastern Europe)
EBSEES (European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies)
Harvard University, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Hokkaido University, Slavic Research Center
Indiana University, Russian and East European Institute
The Library of Congress Home Page, European Reading Room and Online Catalog
The Library of Congress, Foreign Newspaper holdings (searchable index)
New York Public Library
Slavic and East European Information Resources (journal)
Stanford University, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and Slavic and East European Collections
Université Paris-Sorbonne, Centre d'études slaves
University of California Berkeley, Slavic and East European Resources
University of Chicago Library, Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Collections (includes resource guides)
University of Hawaii, Russian Division
University of Helsinki Department of Modern languages (including Baltic, Russian, West and South Slavonic languages and cultures)
University of Michigan Libraries, Slavic, East European and Eurasian Division
University of Pittsburgh, Center for Russian and East European Studies
University of Texas, Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC)
Yale University Library, Slavic & East European Collection

Information sources on Central and Eastern Europe

ArchNet (Archeological Resource Guide - Europe, by countries)
C.E.E.O.L.: Central and Eastern European Online Library (electronic versions of periodicals and books, by subscription;  access is available for registered readers using British Library computers in our Reading Rooms)
CER Archive, Central Europe Review: searchable archive of the fortnightly journal for Central and East European politics, society and culture
EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
Ethnologue country index: Europe (ethnological and linguistic database)
European Union official website (with the news, documents and legal texts)
Forum 18 News Service (based in Oslo, Norway; promoting freedom of religion in Eastern Europe)
Habsburg Discussion Network (Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and its successor states in Central Europe from 1500 to the present)
ICON Database of International Newspapers (includes CEE publications)
Inkternational News Links (Inkpots' extensive guide to newspapers in Russia and Eastern Europe)
NewsLink, European newspapers (links to online newspapers in Europe including CEE)
Project on Ethnic Relations (links to online publications on ethnic relations in CEE)
Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (online reports)
REECA Web (Russian, East European, and Central Asian Collections, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)
Slavic Review (interdisciplinary quarterly of Russian, Eurasian and East European studies)
Spaces of Identity (multidisciplinary international web-journal, dedicated to issues of tradition, cultural boundaries and identity formation in Central and Eastern Europe)
Transitions Online (TOL - internet magazine covering Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union)
Virtual Library Eastern Europe (ViFaOst, academic portal for history, culture, politics and society)

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