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Russian Area Studies at Wellesley

Russian Department website 
Russian Department courses
Russian Club  

Database Spotlight - MLA International Bibliography

“Leo Tolstoy in Yasnaya Polyana“, by Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky (1908).



Welcome to the Russian Research Guide!

This guide will help you find resources for learning about and researching Russian language, literature, and culture. It aims to point you to the most useful starting points for your research.


If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to Russian Studies, please contact Laura O'Brien, Research and Instruction Librarian for French.

If you have questions about our collection of books, journals and databases for Russian, please contact Pamela Bristah at x2076 or

This guide is a work in progress; please leave comments and suggestions!


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more precision inside a particular subject area, try the key databases on the Find Articles page.


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