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The Slavic and Eurasian Collection and librarians at the University of Kansas support specialized faculty research and student learning about the Slavic and Eurasian regions. More specifically, the collection supports the programs of the KU Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.  The collection and staff also serve as a resource center for educational institutions and individuals in the Great Plains region and nationwide. Holdings include over 500,000 bound volumes, 3,000 periodical titles, and numerous electronic documents, images, and other media from and about Russia, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus Region, and Central Asia.

Slavic and Eurasian Research Guides by Subject 

Contact a Librarian

CREES has two senior professional librarians to serve faculty and students. KU's Slavic librarians are top in their fields and have an international reputation for information management in the Russian, East European and Eurasian area. They are here to provide you with the best reference, referral, acquisition, bibliographic, and other services, and you should take advantage of their presence. The Libraries' Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies is a gateway to an enormous number of internet research mega sites.

Jon Giullian, giullian@ku.edu (East Slavic bibliographer)

Geoff Husic, husic@ku.edu (South Slavic bibliographer)

The Slavic librarians can also help you find appropriate drivers for Cyrillic, show you how to download them to your machine, help you conduct specialized searches in both English and Slavic languages, lead you to the best research sites, and show you how to avoid the worst "research" sites.

KU Slavic Librarians are located in Watson Library, on the 5th floor, Room 519.


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