University of Hartford Libraries

Russian Subject Guide


General Resources

Opportunities in Overseas Careers
Mortensen Library Shelves HF5549.5.E45 C32 2005

Pop Culture Russia! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle
A revealing look at contemporary Russian popular culture, exploring the historical and social influences that make it unique.

Dictionaries (Multi-Language Dictionary)
Free online platform for language lovers with 40 dictionaries for 28 languages, a language forum, vocabulary lessons, language games, quizzes, verb conjugation for 12 languages, phrase books for university, business or travel, an internship platform and many other language-related products.


Google Scholar
Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. Includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, etc. Particularly strong in sciences and social sciences. Selected full text. Many links are to publisher's sites which sell access. ON Campus - links to U of H holdings are available. OFF Campus - U of H users should check our holdings and use Interlibrary Services as needed.

MLA Bibliography
International index of books and journals. Covers modern languages, literature, linguistics, and folklore. For information about the periodicals included, consult the MLA Directory of Periodicals.


General Resources

Friends and Partners
Information service developed jointly by U.S. and Russian citizens to access Russian literature, art, music, science, etc.

Internet Resources for Russian (University of Sussex, UK)
Russian and English language resources including news and media online, teaching resources, and links for further research.

Russian Language and Literature Resources (University of Pittsburgh)
Language, literature, and cultural resources on Russian, Slavic, and non-Slavic cultures from REESWeb.

Russian Online Resources (University of Edinburgh
Both academic and populist databases and information resources related to Russia.

Slavic Studies Trails on the Internet (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
Links to Slavic language, literature and cultural resources, popular magazines, libraries and archives, and other points of interest.

Collins Dictionaries from HarperCollins, including English and bilingual.

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