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Russian and Slavonic Language and Literature: Home

This guide aims to introduce library readers researching or studying Russian to essential library and electronic resources for the subject area.

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying Russian and other Slavonic languages and literatures at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for Russian and Slavonic languages and literatures, including ebooks, ejournals and bibliographic databases.

Finding books for Russian and Slavonic studies

Oxford has a wide range of ebooks and printed books for Russian and other Slavonic languages and literatures, including the main language and literature collections in the Taylor Institution Library.  For more detailed info about our book collections visit our 'Books' page of this guide.

Key journals

A lot of journals, as well as being available in print, are available online and can be searched via SOLO or eJournals A-Z. Find more information on the 'Journals' page of this guide.

Key databases

Oxford subscribes to many bibliographic databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for Russian and Slavonic studies below, but take a look at the 'Databases' page of this guide for more titles.

Subject Librarian

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Nick Hearn
Taylor Institution Library
(Voltaire Room Office)
St Giles
Mon - Fri 9.00-5.00
Slavonic: Mon, Wed, Fri
French: Tue, Thu,
Tel: 01865 (2)78159

Key libraries