Research Resources on the Internet
in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Note: To benefit our readers, we are maintaining a select list of scholarly online guides to Internet research materials on the region and of scholarly Web projects by ASEEES members. We welcome suggestions for additions to both lists (write to For related journals in Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies, see Related Journals on this website.


Topical Bibliographic Sources

The Slavic Reference Service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has compiled the following list of print and online bibliographic sources to aid in research related to the subjects featured in the current issue of Slavic Review:


G. I. Uspenskii. K 50-letiiu so dnia smerti: bibliograficheskaia pamiatka (Tula: Tul’skoe oblastnoe knizhnoe izdatel’stvo, 1952). Record link:

Anniversary bibliographies are invaluable sources for scholars, as unique collections and archival materials are usually showcased in these sources.  Since this bibliography was published in Tula, scholars can also expect strong retrospective coverage for researching G. I. Uspenskii. 


Pervaia mirovaia voina: ukazatel’ literatury 1914-1993 (Moskva: INION RAN, 1994)

Published by the Russian Academy of Sciences, this bibliography provides a chronological list (by year) of publications associated with this subject matter.  There are 753 entries for articles, monographs, and primary sources.  Researchers should take advantage of this source and its extensive period of coverage. 


35 let issledovanii v oblasti migratsii v tsentre po izucheniiu problem narodonaseleniia (1967-2002 gg.): annotirovannyi bibliograficheskii ukazatel' [Available Online -

This bibliography is part of a monographic series, " International migration of population: Russia and the contemporary world." There are approximately 221 entries for articles, conference papers, monographs, and reports. 


SSSR -- SNG -- Rossiia : geografiia naseleniia i sotsial'naia geografiia, 1985-1996 : analitiko-bibliograficheskii obzor (Moskva, 2001)

Published in 2001, this bibliography is a giant among migration sources for Russia and Central Asia.  Instead of a traditional format, the editors have organized the content into topical sections.  Each section has a bibliography attached to it.  Some of the topical sections include:  urbanization and urban settlement, microgeography of cities and urban environment, rural settlement, and geography of the standards of the living of the population.  There are 11 sections with 3 appendixes. Slavic Review readers will appreciate the “Review of Archival Sources” and the bibliography on “The Soviet and Russian Demographic Statistics.”


Bibliografiia prizhizennykh publikatsii proizvedenii Viacheslava Ivanova: 1898-1949 (New York, 1996)

This bibliography is the result of a collaboration between the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College, London, and the Institute of Russian Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences.  This bibliographic source is chronologically organized and contains six sections: poetry, prose, dramaturgy, translations of edited works, and translations of works by Viacheslav Ivanov.   With more than 2000 entries, this bibliography is a must for researching Viacheslav Ivanov. 


GenPort - Resources, Projects, Events, Organizations, People (

According to the project coordinators, GenPort “. is a community sourced internet portal for sharing knowledge and inspiring collaborative action on gender and science.”  Slavic Review readers can explore ongoing projects, resources, documents, databases, and institutional research initiatives.  This portal covers arts and humanities, social, life, and physical sciences. 


Stalin Digital Archive

This digital archive contains selected documents from the Rossiiskii gosudarstvennyi arkhiv sotsial’no-politicheskoi istorii, f. 558. Of the 40,000 documents, this digital archive features 28,000 documents from op. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 11. This is a subscription-based resource.


Bibiografiia Indii: Dorevoliutsionnaia i sovetskaia literatura na russkom iazyke i iazykhakh narodov SSSR, original’naia i perevodnaia (Moscow, 1976)

This bibliography was compiled by the Institute of Oriental Studies and contains 11,277 entries. Scholars can explore material published in the Soviet Union on India and Indo-Soviet relations from the imperial period to 1976.



Library and Academic Institutional Guides to Scholarly Resources on the Internet


-British Library, Slavonic and East European research and Internet resources

-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Slavic Reference Service

-Russian and East European Resources at Michigan State University

-School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London, Directory of Internet Resources on Central and Eastern Europe and Russia

-Yale University Library, Slavic and East European Internet resources

Other scholarly institutions

-ASEEES Bibliography & Documentation (B&D) Committee, Inventory of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Digital Projects

-American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages (AATSEEL) Internet resources

-Fundamental Electronic Library (Fundamental'naia elektronnaia biblioteka, FEB): Russian Literature and Folklore

-REESWeb: University of Pittsburgh Russian and East European Studies Virtual Library


Scholarly Internet Projects by ASEEES Individual and Institutional Members

-ArcheoBiblioBase: Archives in Russia (Patricia Kennedy Grimsted) 

-The Census Online: Internet Census Resources for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (Terry Miller, MSU)

-Culture in the Vologda Region Documentary Photography, from the William Brumfield Collection

-Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Readership & Culture (Miranda, Beaven Remnek, University of Illinois)

-The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record Recreated: The Empire That Was Russia (Library of Congress)

-Cold War Studies at Harvard University, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies: Online Document Archive

-Guidebooks to Russian Archives (Putevoditeli po arkhivam Rossii)

-Revelations from the Russian Archives (Library of Congress)

-Seventeen Moments in Soviet History (Lewis Siegelbaum and James von Geldern)