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Get access to the Slavic and East European research materials you need

A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada presents up-to-date information on 85 North American libraries that house Slavic and East European research materials, providing current details on recent acquisitions, developments in collection policies, and changes in contact information. Using individual entries written by each institution’s librarian or archivist, you’ll save valuable time and effort in your search for resources on Russia and the rest of the former Soviet Union, Poland, the Czech and Slovak Republics, the former Yugoslavia, the Baltic countries, Bulgaria, Albania, Hungary, Romania, and the Sorbs in Germany. This unique book includes facts and figures on special collections, finding aids, catalogs, Web access, and bibliographies for further readings.

A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada examines collections available at public libraries, governmental libraries, special collections, and university libraries. Edited by Dr. Allan Urbanic, Librarian for Slavic and East European Collections at the University of California, Berkeley, and Slavic Collection Manager at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Beth Feinberg, Slavic Catalog Librarian at the University of California, Los Angeles, the book lists current and retrospective materials collected in print, microform, and electronic formats, and includes monographs, serial publications, reference works, dissertations, and conference proceedings.

Entries for A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada include:

  • access policy for visits
  • general collection description
  • special collection description
  • online catalog
  • archive collections
  • size of collection
  • percent of collection in vernacular language
  • electronic resources
  • and much more!

A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada is an essential, time-saving resource for librarians and academics looking for research materials.



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