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Russian: Subject guide


Search for books and articles

  • Google Scholar 
    NB The search service contains not only scholarly literature but also many non-scholarly sources and dishonest journals. Consequently, you should check that sources are scholarly and that articles are not from journals listed in Cabells - Predatory Reports. To get access to full-text articles in the library’s journal subcriptions, you must active a library link (See Active library links in Google Scholar).
    A national search service providing information on titles held by Swedish university and research libraries.
  • Linguistics Collection
    Database collection for literature on linguistics and language-related disciplines. The collection searches simultaneously in the databases Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and Linguistics Database.
  • Russian Science Citation Index
    Search across scholarly articles from researchers publishing in the core Russian science, technology, medical, and education journals. 
  • Summon
    In this search service you find the library's printed books, e-books and journal articles. You also find books and articles that are not part of the library's collection. 
  • WorldCat
    Search for material held at more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Student theses

  • Uppsök
    Search for full-text theses submitted at Swedish universities.
  • DiVA
    Find full-text theses and other scholarly works submitted at Högskolan Dalarna.

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

  • Encyclopædia Britannica Online 
    The database includes Encyclopædia Britannica Online and Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.
  • Reverso
    English-Russian & Russian-English online dictionary.
  • Rubricon
    Large reference site with a collection of Russian encyclopaedias, dictionaries and other reference titles and data on a wide range of subjects. The search interface can be switched between Russian and English, but the contents are in Russian only.

Other resources

    Russian Internet bookstore.
  • Ruslania
    Internet bookstore for Russian literature.

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