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Student Library Research Awards

2024 submissions are open!


These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.

Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site


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Russian Area Studies at Wellesley

Russian Department website 
Russian Department courses
Russian Club  


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 Karen Storz, Research and Instruction Librarian for Russian.

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


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 focus and precision, try one of the databases recommended on this guide.

Database Spotlight - MLA International Bibliography

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

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