Coverage: 1989-present. Articles and other materials on archaeology, architecture, art, Asian studies, classics, dance, film, TV & radio, folklore, history, language & linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, theater, theology & religious studies. PART OF WEB OF SCIENCE, click on `Change Limits` to select Arts & Humanities only.
Social Sciences Citation Index
Coverage: 1989-- . Most useful for its `Cited Reference Search` feature. To search for an author cited in the bibliography or notes of journal articles, choose the `Web of Science` tab and the `Cited Reference Search`sub-tab.
Academic Search Premier
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)
American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES)
Coverage: 1990-present. Resources about East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada.
Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women`s history, history of education, and more.
Humanities & Social Science Index Retrospective
Coverage: 1907-1984. Allows search of a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered. If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database. However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.
Coverage: 1995-present. Provides access to humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from a number of scholarly publishers.
Coverage: current. the online version of the Europa World Year Book, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.
Countries & Their Cultures
2001 ed. Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.
Encyclopedia of Russian History
2004 ed. Provides a comprehensive discussion of the people, politics, economics, religion, culture, and social systems of Russia, spanning the time from the beginnings of the Russian nation to the end of czarist Russia and on through the rise and fall of the Soviet Union.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures
1996 ed. Lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. It is the one of the primary resources for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on most cultures. Additional cultures are covered in the supplement (which is a separate resource)
Former Soviet Unions diverse peoples : a reference sourcebook
2004 ed. A guide to understanding the history of the ethnic diversity of the former Soviet Union and the current ethnic issues of the region.
Pop culture Russia! : Media, arts and lifestyle
2006 ed. A look at contemporary Russian popular culture, exploring the historical and social influences that make it unique.
Encyclopedia of World Cultures Supplement
2002 ed. Lists and describes more than 100 global cultures not covered in the original 10 volume set. Users need to search both the original set and this supplement as there is not overlapping coverage.
Oxford Art Online
Coverage: current. Grove Art Online has been relaunched as Oxford Art Online. Provides web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, also offering thumbnail art images, line drawings, and extensive image links.
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.
World News Connection
New interface! Coverage: 1995-2013; extremely limited 1994. Translations from more than 800 non-U.S. media sources, including news articles, Web sites, broadcasts, periodicals, government press releases, and non-classified technical reports. Information is available within 24-72 hours from original publication or broadcast. Earlier content is available from Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 on the Newsbank platform.ProQuest interface (2006- ) disappearing in 2014, available from the Databases A-Z list
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports
Coverage: 1974-1996. Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Series 1 through 6 have been released. They cover Africa, Asia, East Europe, Latin American, and the Middle East.
FBIS Publications 1997-2004
Coverage: 1997-2004 . Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Continues online FBIS Daily Reports. Continued by World News ConnectionNeeds to be installed before use., some CDs no longer work in native mode on our computers and require some work arounds. Ask at Reference Desk.
Current Digest of the Soviet Press (print)
A collection of translated summaries, abstracts & complete text of Soviet press articles from 1971-1991, and some from 1949.
Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press (microfilm)
A collection of translated summaries & comlete text of post-Soviet press articles from 1992-2010.
1940`s to present. A collection of declassified government documents, arranged into collections. Each collection, compiled by top scholars and experts, covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
Fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using a range of languages. Languages currently included: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group provides free access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50 years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition to English.
Information and Publishing Centre: Statistics of Russia Catalog
Contains some freely downloadable statistical information
Coverage: 1991-present. A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Coverage: 1840-present. The photo archive for the Associated Press has over 500, 000 images dating from 1844 to the present and covering a wide range of events and locations.