The University of Texas Libraries' collection of Slavic and Eurasian studies materials supports the academic programs on campus that are offered by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES). It supports to some extent all aspects of the programs, but its primary strengths are in Russian language and literature and Russian and Soviet history, which together comprise well over half of the total number of works.
Next in size and scope is the collection in Czech language and literature. There is also a substantial number of works representing Czech-American culture. Altogether the collection of Slavic and Eurasian studies materials comprises approximately 153,000 volumes of books and journals, 500 titles on microfilm, nearly 300 current serials subscriptions and many more older holdings, as well as important online resources and CD-ROMs. It is housed primarily in the Perry Castañeda Library, but important materials are also found in the Fine Arts Library and the Architecture and Planning Library. A substantial body of specialized scientific materials in Russian can be found in the Walter Geology Library and the Marine Science Library.
-Web resources in Slavic and Eurasian studies
-Russian and East European Network Information Center (UT-REENIC)
-Biographical print sources in the University of Texas Libraries
-Databases relating to Slavic and Eurasian studies
-Current Russian newspapers online (UT Austin users only)
-Russian and CIS statistics online (1990-present; UT Austin users only)
-Maps of Russia and the former Soviet republics (current and historical)
The Ph.D. degree in Russian Literature is offered in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, and the B.A. with a major in Czech can be earned in the College of Liberal Arts. Degrees offered through the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) are the B.A. and M.A. in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, while M.A. and Ph.D. degrees with a specialization in that area are offered in a number of departments in the College of Liberal Arts. Language instruction is also offered in Azeri, Romani, Polish, Serbian/Croatian, Uzbek, and Yiddish.
The Slavic and Eurasian Studies bibliographer position is currently vacant. For further information, to offer suggestions, or to obtain research assistance, please contact the acting department liaison:
Hebrew and Jewish Studies Librarian
Office: PCL 2.300
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