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Slavic, East European and Central Asian Research Guide: Home

This is a guide about Russian, East European, and Central Asian research methods and materials at Yale.

Beinecke Slavic MSS 18, a rare example of East Slavic peasant art.

(Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Slavic MSS 18, fol. 43v.)

Slavic Reading Room

The Slavic Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Sterling Memorial Library in room 406.

In addition to a non-circulating reference collection from and about Russia, Eastern & Central Europe, the Baltics, and Central Asia, the Slavic Reading Room has ample seating, a quiet atmosphere for study, and a book scanning station.

The Slavic Reading Room is available whenever Sterling Memorial Library is open.


This Research Guide is designed to help you with topics relating to Russia, the former USSR, and Eastern Europe. Please use the contact information on the right to get in touch with me if you need help forming a research question, finding and using sources, formatting citations, or any other questions pertaining to your research and writing.

Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies

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Anna Arays
Sterling Memorial Library 210
120 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511

SML - Slavic & E. Europe Collection
PO BOX 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240
(203) 432-7795
Skype Contact: aarays