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COML 1109.106: A Taste of Russian Literature (Spring 2018): Find Background
Information

A library research guide for students in Prof. Krivitsky's Comparative Literature 1109 class.

Olin Reference Collection

Olin Library Reference Collection Subject encyclopedias are great for:
  1. choosing a topic
  2. educating yourself quickly
  3. perspective on a topic
  4. variant spellings, vocabulary, terminology
  5. bibliography

Literary Reference Sources

Reference Sources for Russian Culture and History

Use authoritative dictionaries and reference sources.

Wikipedia might be a handy tool in some cases, but it's not what your professors would call a reliable or authoritative reference source. The library resources listed below provide access to scholarly information on a range of subjects. Use the Library's Research Guides to find many more.


Encyclopedias on Food and Culture