Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLAV 740): Home

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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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About this SLL guide...

Welcome!  This research guide is designed for students doing advanced research in Slavic languages and literatures. 

The guide highlights important reference sources, databases, free websites on aspects of Slavic literatures, cinema, archival resources, as well as 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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Slavic & Eurasian Studies

Jon Giullian
Watson Library - Level 5 East

International Areas Studies (IAS)

Slavic & Eurasian Studies (SES)

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University of Kansas

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Lawrence, KS 66045

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