About the Slavic, East Central and Southeast Europe, and Eurasia Studies collection and support
Our Slavic, east central and southeast Europe, and Eurasia studies collections contain over a million volumes on Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia and the former Soviet Union (USSR), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Because the collections were established in the twentieth century, during the Soviet era, they encompass former USSR republics and Eastern Bloc countries within the Soviet sphere of influence. Thus, their historic scope extends beyond the boundaries of Slavic languages and cultures and of eastern Europe. The collections include material from all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences, in Western languages and in the many vernacular languages of these geographic areas. Our collections are especially strong in Russian literature; Russian, Soviet and eastern European history (particularly of the nineteenth through twenty-first centuries); Russian and Polish arts and cultures; education, economics, and political science. The curator for Slavic, east Central and southeast Europe, and Eurasia studies collections provides consultations and instructional sessions for students, faculty, and researchers to help them discover and access resources for their research and teaching.