This is the library resources guide for the Slavic 299 Proseminar, Fall 2016, with Professor Daria Khitrova.

For a broader look at resources in Slavic studies, please consult the guide Slavic and Eurasian Studies at Harvard.

Also, make sure to check out this Prezi presentation on Top Ten Research Tips for GSAS Students.

LibX Browser Toolbar

LibX is a browser toolbar add-on that allows you to quickly search the HOLLIS Catalogs, the E-Journal list, the E- Resource list, Citation Linker, and Google Scholar, and links to other search tools and library resources. It also add the following functionality to your browser:

  • Right-click menu: LibX allows you to select text on a web page and right-click for a menu of search options.

  • Embedded cues: LibX embeds a Harvard shield "cue" Harvard shield icon on search results in Google, Amazon, New York Times Book Reviews, Yahoo! and more that leads you to Harvard's print and licensed e-resources.

  • AutoLinks: LibX automatically links ISBNs, ISSNs, PubMed IDs and DOIs to Harvard's print and licensed e-resources.

Fundamental Library Resources for Slavic Literary Studies

For a printable version of this list of resources, click here. (Handed out at Nov. 17 session.)

The main online "portal" to the library system is the Harvard Library portal, for the entire system of Harvard's libraries. There is also the site hcl.harvard.edu for the main libraries in the FAS.

Harvard-Specific Search Tools


National Bibliographies Online

Union and Library Catalogs

(other than HOLLIS)

Online Library Catalogs of Interest

Other Resources of Interest

Full-Text Electronic Resources

Archival Guides

Handout from Nov. 17 session

Research Contacts

For Slavic reference inquiries: 

Please contact Hugh Truslow, Library Liaison for Slavic Languages and Literatures and Librarian for the Davis Center Collection, by e-mail or by phone at (617) 495-4030.

For requests for new materials and inquiries about the Slavic collections:

Please contact Anna Rakityanskaya, Interim Coordinator of the Slavic Division in Widener Library by email, or by phone at (617) 496-4797.