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Government Documents/Reference Librarian

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Erhard Konerding
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Hi, I'm the Documents Librarian at Olin Library and one of the reference librarians.

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Call Number locations for Russian and East European Studies books (in Olin Reference and Stacks)

  • DJK - History of Eastern Europe
  • DK - History of Russia and the former Soviet republics
  • JN - European politics
  • PG - Slavic languages and literatures

    Russian Research Quick Start

    Need to find Russian historical or current information? Here's the place to start.

    Use the searches and links below to jump into Wesleyan Library's resources in this area. Need more? Browse the tabs across the top of this page. For more extensive research needs, you can ask for a personal research session with a librarian.

    Books: Search for print books and e-books using the Library Catalog search:


    Articles:Search for scholarly articles using these databases:

    • Historical Abstracts - Journal articles, books and dissertations on world history, including Russian and Eastern Europe. 2,300 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
    • PAIS International with Archive - Journal articles and much more on politics and government around the world, including Russia and Eastern Europe. Coverage 1915-present.
    • Russian Social Sciences and Humanities Publications - Fulltext access to fifty-five (55) Russian language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities. Coverage 2000-present.

    Locating a Known Article: Search for the title of the periodicalthat the article was published in to see if we have access:


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