Information Services


Online resources for Russian studies.

The databases provided by the Library give you online access to valuable information for Russian studies, including full text journal articles and abstracts.

Library databases

Other Russian databases

There are also two important Russian databases available at the Princess Dahkova Centre, 14 Buccleuch Place. Access details are available at the Centre at 14 Buccleuch Place, where access details are available.


This is a large reference site with a unique 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.


This is the largest database of Russian sources: federal and regional Russian press, TV channels, websites, libraries and databases as well as full texts of classical literature.