REES 110/220: Guide to research about Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia: Home

Student guide to doing research for REES 110 Introduction to Russia and Eastern Europe and REES 220 Societies and Culture of Eurasia

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Focus a Topic:  To get started, watch the Developing a Research Topic tutorial (UPitt).  Review your assignment guidelines, textbook(s), and encyclopedias to explore ideas.  For a list of encyclopedias, see the "Reference" tab above. 

Consult with your professor and/or librarian to refine your topic and develop a focused research question.  

Choose a Database and Find Sources:.  Use the "Articles" or " Get Started" or  tabs above.

Find a Book.  Use the "Books" or " Get Started " or  tabs above.

Find Literary Texts Online.  Use the "Lit. Online" tab above.  

Search for Archival Material.  Use the Archives" tab above.

Cite Your Sources.  Use the "Writing & Citing" tab above.  

Determine Whether Sources are Credible.  Use the Evaluating Sources tab above.  


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This research guide is designed for basic research in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.  

The guide highlights important reference sources, databases, free websites on aspects of REEES, and linkds to tutorials and other tools for managing the complex process of academic research.  Use the tabs above to navigate among the resources in this guide.

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Jon Giullian
Watson Library - Level 5 East

International Areas Studies (IAS)

Slavic & Eurasian Studies (SES)

(785) 864-8854

University of Kansas

1425 Jayhawk Blvd, Rm 519

Lawrence, KS 66045

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