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  • WorldCat  Icon  Icon
    A bibliographic database of over 62,000,000 records from over 2,000 libraries around the world.
  • American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies  Icon  Icon
    Covers North American scholarship on East-Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
  • EBSEES - European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies  
    This database contains the data of two former EBSEES databases, one for 1991-2000, the other for 2001-2006. The new unified database with about 85.500 titles has been developed by the Berlin State Library in cooperation with the Maison des Sciences de l´Homme, Paris. For the years 1975-1990 EBSEES is available in printed form only. Work on adding records to EBSEES ended in 2007, and no further editing will take place after December 2007. The end date for each country’s contribution varies.
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    Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions. Contact information for political, business, media, and cultural agencies and officials, including 1,900 international organizations. Search or browse by country, region, organization, or people.
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    • Covers world history excluding US and Canada; can cross-search with America: History and Life
    • Content coverage dates back to 1450; publications indexed from 1955-current
    • Scholarly and popular publications
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    • PAIS International covers the literature of public affairs including political, economic and social issues.
    • Contains references to articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research reports, conference reports, etc.
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    • Archive of the backfiles of periodicals in the humanities and social sciences
    • Broad subject base, deep chronological coverage; going back over 200 years in some cases
    • Includes the citations for articles published in 4600+ periodicals
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    Full text for over 300 journal titles from university publishers, covers literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Coverage begins 1995.

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