Slavonic workshop

Thursday 23 November 2000, 2-5 pm, Lecture Room A, OUCS, 13 Banbury Rd.

(Material supplied by Angelina Gibson, Head of Slavonic and East European Collections, Bodleian Library)

Please note that the material on the Slavonic Workshop page is now available on the Bodleian Guide to Slavonic and East European Electronic Resources  (http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/techserv/slavonic/guide.htm).  
Please consult this page in future and change your bookmarks accordingly.  No further additions will be made to the Slavonic Workshop page.

 

  Online Catalogues and bibliographic databases   |   WWW Gateways   |  Selected online journals and newspapers   |   News and Media   |   Selected links to history, economics and politics   |   Major Web directories and search engines   |   Major Organizations   |   Mailing lists   |    Online dictionaries and translators   |   Currency converter   |   White pages   |   Yellow Pages

  Online catalogues and bibliographic databases

 

ABSEES (the American bibliography for Slavic and East European studies)    http://www.library.uiuc.edu/absees.htm  - Oxford users see OxLIP on the Web (Title index) http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/oxlip/ 
(Oxford access available
through an annual subscription paid by the Bodleian Library)

EBSEES (the European bibliography of Slavonic and East European studies)    http://dodge.upmf-grenoble.fr:8001/eng/themes/bee.html

See also UK links to

             BL Slavonic and E. E. collections                         http://portico.bl.uk/slavonic/
For holdings search the BL Public Catalogue http://blpc.bl.uk/

             CREES http://www.bham.ac.uk/crees/

             ICEES  http://www.gla.ac.uk/Acad/ICEES/

             SPRI  http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/lib/spriruss.htm

             SSEES  http://www.ssees.ac.uk/russia.htm

             REES at Oxford  http://units.ox.ac.uk/departments/slavonic/

 

ArcheoBiblioBase (the bibliographical database for Russian archives including Rosarkhiv, archives of the President, archives under major Federal agencies, etc.)  
http://www.iisg.nl/~abb

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WWW Gateways

 

CEESource (Central and East European Legal, Political, Business and Economics WWW Resources)
http://law.gonzaga.edu/library/ceeurope.htm

Euroguide (a subject gateway to European websites)  http://www.euroguide.org/euroguide/about.htm

Gabriel (Gateway to Europe's National Libraries)  http://www.konbib.nl/gabriel/

Hungarika Informacio database of the Szechenyi Library http://www.iif.hu/db/huni/

NUPI (Norwegian) Centre for Russian Studies  http://www.nupi.no/russland/database/start.htm

REECA (Web guide to Russian, East European and Central Asian Collections)  http://www.library.wisc.edu/guides/Reeca/reeca.htm

REENIC (a collection of links to East European websites)  http://reenic.utexas.edu/reenic.html

REESWeb National Homepages. Visit the Web page of Belarus, Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, etc.    http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/reesweb/reesnatl.htm

RussGus (German language materials on Russia/Former Soviet Union) http://www.ib.hu-berlin.de/inf/db.htm

Russophilia! (Australian Web Portal to the Russian Internet)  http://dove.net.au/%7Erabogna/russian/contents.htm

Slavic and East European Resources at the University of Chicago (includes reference material on Russian women authors, Jews in Russia, the Soviet Union and Central-East Europe, Soviet serial titles 1917-1950, guide to microform sources, etc.)   http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/slavic/inside.html

SEES Internet Guides  http://www.gwu.edu/~sees/internet.links.html

Slavophilia    http://www.slavophilia.net

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Selected online journals and newspapers

 

East European and Central European Journals (in English):

Bosnet (the first Bosnian group on the Internet)   http://www.bosnet.org/    In English and Croatian

Central Europe Business (owned by The Economist)  http://www.bcemag.com/

Central Europe Review (the weekly journal of Central and EE culture)  http://www.ce-review.org/
and its sister publication
Russia today   http://www.russiatoday.com

Central Europe Online (from Prague in English)   http://www.centraleurope.com

Economic reconstruction in South-East Europe   http://www.seerecon.org/

International War and Peace Reporting  http://www.iwpr.net/

Orientation Central and Eastern Europe  http://eeu.orientation.com/en/home.html

Political Resources  http://www.politicalresources.net

Russia Weekly  http://www.cdi.org/russia/

Transitions Online (Published by a Czech non-profit organization.  It covers 28 post-communist countries)   http://www.tol.cz/

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Selected Russian Newspapers (mostly in Russian):

Argumenty i fakty http://www.aif.ru

Gazeta ru (Daily in Russian)   http://gazeta.ru/

Itogi  http://www.itogi.ru
see also Nastoiashchie itogi  http://www.itogi.lenta.ru/

Izvestia http://www.izvestia.ru/ 

Komsomolskaia pravda   http://www.kp.ru/

Lenta.ru (In Russian and English)   http://www.lenta.ru/      (the English version is Allnews http://www.allnews.ru/ )

Moskovskaia pravda   http://mospravda.ru/

Moskovskie novosti   http://www.mn.ru/

Nezavisimaia gazeta   http://www.ng.ru/

Novaia gazeta (in Russian)   http://www.novayagazeta.ru/

Novyi mir   http://www.infoart.ru/magazine/novyi_mi/index.htm

Ogonyok   http://ropnet.ru/ogonyok/

Polit.ru (Daily political news)   http://www.polit.ru/

Pravda   http://www.pravda.ru/

Rossiiskaia gazeta   http://www.rg.ru/

Russkii zhurnal  http://www.russ.ru/

Segodnia   http://segodnya.ru/

The Moscow Times   http://www.moscowtimes.ru/ (in English)

The St. Petersburg Times   http://www.sptimes.ru/ (in English)

Utro http://www.utro.ru/

Vedomosti   http://www.vedomosti.ru/

Vesti.ru (Daily Internet newspaper)   http://www.vesti.ru/

Yabloko (Political parties)  http://www.yabloko.ru

Znamia   http://www.infoart.ru/magazine/znamia/index.htm

 

Directory of Russian periodicals (some require a paid subscription, but some are still free, e.g. Inostranets, Rossiiskaya economica, etc.)   http://rs.informika.ru/

Novosti (an impressive array of journals including NLO, Novi Mir and Oktiabr)  http://novosti.online.ru/magazine/

Russian story (instant access to many famous Russian newspapers, including Argumenty i fakty, Itogi, Kommersant, etc. either free or by subscription or price per issue/article)   http://www.russianstory.com

 

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News and Media

 

BBC Russian service   http://www.bbc.co.uk/russian/forum.shtml

ITAR/TASS (the largest news agency in CIS)   http://www.itar-tass.com

Natsionalnaia sluzhba novostei   http://www.nns.ru/ (also includes the National Electronic Library at http://www.nel.ru)

OMRI Daily Digest http://www.rferl.org/newsline/index.html

Radio Ekho Moskvy (you can also listen to it)   http://www.echo.msk.ru/

Radio Free Europe/Liberty. Russian service   http://www.svoboda.org/

SCOLA Russian TV Online (free Russian TV on the Internet)   http://www.scola.org/

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Selected links to history, economics and politics

 

Agentura (Espionage)  http://agentura.ru

Almamater (Russian education)  http://www.almamater.edu.ru/

Archives in Russia (the genealogical site for researching Russian roots)   http://www.mtu-net.ru/rrr

Balkan Peace Links  http://www.uottawa.ca/associations/balkanpeace/links.html

Constitution of the RF, Dec. 1993   http://www.fipc.ru/fipc/constit/

Dva veka (historical journal)  http://www.dvaveka.pp.ru/

Embassy of the Russian Federation in the USA (includes country profile, constitution and latest press releases)   http://www.russianembassy.org/

Embassy of the Russian Federation in Great Britain (includes visa information)  http://www.great-britain.mid.ru/

Internet-Parliament (the Gos. Duma and presidential elections)   http://www.elections.ru/

Links - Eastern Europe  http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~oei/Links/linksite.htm

Medieval Russia Links Research (Russian history from 600 to 1650)   http://www.sit.wisc.edu/~jdmiller2/russian.html

Offitsialnaia Rossiia (the official web-site of the Russian Federation)   http://www.gov.ru/

Revelations of the Russian archives (directories and documents from the Library of Congress)   http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/archives/

Rosbusiness Consulting (latest financial news from CIS in English and Russian)   http://www.rbc.ru/

Russian Feminism Resources  http://www.geocities.com/Athens/2533/russfem.html

Russian History http://www.departments.bucknell/edu/russian/history.html (includes the History of Moscow http://www.clio.orc.ru )

Russian History Online (sources and bibliographies)   http://www.russianhistory.org

Russian Regional Report  http://www.iews.org/rrrabout.nsf/

Russian Stock Exchange   http://www.re.ru/

Russian Virtual Library  http://www.rvb.ru

Soviet Union Internet Archive (primary sources of early Soviet history)   http://www.marxists.org/history/ussr/

Stalin - era research and archives project  http://www.utoronto.ca/serap/

The illustrated history of Russia and the former USSR   http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/mes/russia/history.html

State Committee of the RF on Statistics  http://www.gks.ru/

Statistics  http://www.cisstat.com/

Stratfor (intelligence reports)  http://www.stratfor.com/

University of Texas at Austin. The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/commonwealth.html

Zarubezhe  http://chss.irex.ru/db/zarub/

 

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Major Web directories and search engines

 

Aport   http://www.aport.ru/

Atrus  http://www.atrus.ru/rus 

GlasNet   http://www.glasnet.ru/glasweb/gate/   Replaced by Russia Online   http://www.online.ru/

Khochu! http://www.hochu.ru 

Kirill i Mefodii  http://www.km.ru/ 

List of Russian WWW-servers (geographically listed by the Russian Academy of Sciences)   http://www.ras.ru/map_list.html

List.ru   http://www.list.ru/

Rambler   http://www.rambler.ru/

Russia on the Net   http://www.ru/

Ves Russkii Internet   http://www.diamondteam.ru/catalog/

UK Russian Web Directory http://www.status.force9.co.uk/russtudy_uk/

Yandex   http://www.yandex.ru/

 

BolBg (Bulgaria)  http://portal.bg/

YuSearch (former Yugoslavia)  http://www.yusearch.com/start.html

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Major Organizations

AAASS (The American Association For the Advancement of Slavic Studies) http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~aaass/index.htm

AATSEEL (The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages) http://clover.slavic.pitt.edu/~aatseel/

BASEES (The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies) http://www.gla.ac.uk/External/basees/index.html

BSA (The Bulgarian Studies Association) http://www.pitt.edu/~bsa/

CAS (The Canadian Association of Slavists) http://www.utoronto.ca/slavic/cas/

COSEELIS (Council for Slavonic and East European Library and Information Services) http://www.gla.ac.uk/Library/COSEELIS/index.html

ESSA (the Early Slavic Studies Association) http://clover.slavic.pitt.edu/~essa/index.html

SEESA (the Southeast European Studies Association) http://www.unc.edu/depts/seesa/

SSREES (Scottish Society for Russian and East European Studies) http://www.gla.ac.uk/Acad/ICEES/ssrees.html

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Mailing lists

 

H-Russia (discussion of Russian history) Subscribe to listserv@uicvm.cc.uic.edu

Info-Russ (informal communication list) Subscribe to info-russ@smarty.ece.jhu.edu

Rubezh (the list of the Russian Centre project in Latvia, covering all aspects of Russian life and culture) Send the message SUBSCRIBE RUBEZH to listproc@solar.rtd.utk.edu

Russian-Web (discussion of issues relating to Russia on the Web) Subscribe to listproc@sovam.com

Sovokinform (mainly CIS news and events) Subscribe to listserv@nki.no

 Many other discussion lists are available from Friends and Partners   http://www.friends-partners.org/friends/community/other.russia.lists.html
and also from  http://www.egroups.com/dir/260/

 

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Online dictionaries and translators

 

Medialingva (the largest English-Russian Russian-English dictionary on the Internet)   http://www.medialingua.ru/russian/multilexonline/molframes.htm

Dictionaries and translators (links to multilingual online dictionaries including Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Hungarian, etc. chat sites, and online language courses)   http://rivendel.com/~ric/resources/dictionary.html

Foreign languages for travelers (over 70 languages with essential information about their corresponding countries. Also has a multiple translating dictionary)   http://www.travlang.com/languages/index.html

Studyweb (includes a Russian-English dictionary of economics)  http://files.online.ru/dict/index.htm

Yourdictionary (260 online dictionaries)   http://www.yourdictionary.com/

 

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Currency converter  

http://www.xe.net/ucc

Try this useful tool if you want to find out how many Russian Rubles there are to the Czech Koruna or try the full universal converter to find out how many Ukrainian Hryvnia there are to the Slovenian Tolar plus many other regularly updated currencies.

 

White pages

http://spravka.net/

A list of 362 online telephone directories for 182 Russian cities

 

Yellow pages

http://www.infoservices.ru/

Including the Yellow Pages for Moscow and St. Petersburg

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