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  • 11. Russian State Library Digital Library

    Collections from the Russian State Library, in four parts. Universal Collection: printed editions that published since 1830. It provides the wide range of sources on culture and history of Russia and on the development of Russian statehood. In many languages. Early printed books: early Slavonic printed editions of 15-16th centuries- 1830. In many languages. Dissertations: full texts of doctoral and postdoctoral dissertation synopses and dissertations defended in Russia and USSR in all academic fields (about 365,000 in March 2010) 'Digital Leninka' digital copies of all items books, periodicals, maps, music, images, that have ever been scanned in Russian State Library either within specific projects or to preserve and safeguard an original. It also contains audio files and web e-texts. (Updates ongoing)
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  • 12. Kodeks : Russian law database

    A Russian-language database of legislation from Russia, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the republics, regions and territories of the Russian Federation. Includes legislative acts issued by approximately 200 executive, legislative, and judicial branches of Russia.
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  • 13. Ethnic NewsWatch

    Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW) features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. With titles dating from 1990, ENW presents a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from more than 315 publications offering both national and regional coverage. While the content may mirror mainstream media coverage, the viewpoints are decidedly unique. Ethnic NewsWatch delivers hundreds of important ethnic press publications. The voices of the Asian-American, Jewish, African-American, Native-American, Arab-American, Eastern-European, and multi-ethnic communities can be heard. Titles include Kurdish Life, Asian Week, Jewish Exponent, Seminole Tribune, Appalachian Heritage, The Boston Irish Reporter, Chinese America, The Filipino Express, Hmong Times, and many more. A majority of this content is exclusive to ENW and not available in any other database. Of the more than 1.8 million articles contained in the collection, nearly a quarter are presented in Spanish, making ENW an unmatched bilingual diversity database. Dozens of major Latino publications are featured, including El Nuevo Herald, and El Andar. As a complement to this wealth of untranslated titles, help options and screen assists are also available in Spanish. Ethnic NewsWatch: A History provides older years of newspaper coverage from 1960-1989.
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  • 14. International Newsstream

    International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.
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  • 15. OAPEN

    The OAPEN online library provides full-text searching to over 1500 academic open access ebooks covering a wide range of disciplines mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. A majority of these books are in either English, Dutch, German or Italian, but other languages are also represented. Individual ebook titles on the OAPEN platform are also listed in the library catalog. (Updated monthly)
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  • 16. Universal Databases (East View)

    A collection of various electronic resources marketed by Eastview, including Russian newspapers, academic journals and e-books, Middle Eastern Arabic language e-books, American Slavic studies publications (CDSP and AAASS NewsNet), election campaign ephemera from Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, statistical publications from the Russian Federation and the CIS countries, the Kodeks Russian legal database and other electronic resources.
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  • 17. Socialism on Film

    Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI), this collection of documentary, newsreel and feature films reveals the world as seen by Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, East European, and Latin American filmmakers. Ranging from the early 20th century to the 1980s, material encapsulates the themes of war, revolution, news, current affairs, culture and society. This project makes available the superb ETV-Plato Films collection put together by the British communist Stanley Forman in the years after the Second World War - produced almost exclusively in the communist world and then versioned into English for distribution in the West. The majority of the footage is previously unseen and provides an essential repository of research material for the study of key political and social events of the 20th century. A crucial resource for anyone studying twentieth-century history, propaganda, communism, the Cold War era and its conflicts, the Soviet Union, film and documentary, military history, media studies, cultural and social history. The films are fully transcribed and available to stream through a specially-developed video player. Users can focus their research through advanced search functionality, and by filtering all footage by country of production, genre or subject area.
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  • 18. Canoonet: German Dictionaries and Grammar

    "Canoonet: German dictionaries and grammar" is an English-language site offering practical helps with German. Accessible via the sitemap (see link at the top of the splash page) are links to a number of online German dictionaries (not only German - German but also some relatively basic bilingual dictionaries -- e.g. German-English, German-French, German-Spanish, German-Chinese), a topically arranged basic grammar of modern German, and a set of German-language resources for correct spelling. Accessible from the splash page and -- with more options -- from the sitemap are search boxes enabling queries about individual German words. Accessible from the lower portion of the splash page is a link to a blog (Ask Dr. Bopp!) discussing problems of German grammar and usage. The site's German-language original is reached by clicking on the German flag visible in the upper portion of both the splash page and the sitemap. (Updates unknown)
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  • 19. Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective (1905-1983)

    Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective is a bibliographic database that indexes information science articles, books, book chapters, book reviews and library school theses for the years 1905-1983. Indexing is from more than 1,200 periodicals with citations to more than 500,000 articles and numerous monograph and book review records. Coverage includes American, European, Asian, Latin American and Australian periodicals and monographs in diverse languages such as French, Spanish, Russian, German, Hungarian, Danish, Norwegian and Italian. Multilingual publications are indexed with translated titles and English language summaries.
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