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Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies

This guide provides an introduction to the resources for the study of Russia, Eurasia, and Eastern Europe available at Duke University Libraries.

Duke Guide to Finding Scholarly Images

Duke's Visual Studies librarian created the Guide to finding scholarly images, which also includes a discussion about Quality, Scholarly Images for Research, Publication; Scanning Recommendations and Copyright.




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Lilly Library

SEEES Image Databases

General Image Databases with SEEES content

  • Digital Public Library of America: digitized resources (texts, images, maps) from many American libraries, including LOC and NYPL. Russia and Eastern Europe are well represented. Search by keyword (in Roman alphabet only), then use filters.
  • Europeana: digital library featuring holdings from libraries, museums, and archives across Europe, including Russia and Eastern Europe.
  • Ornamika: online archive of ornament and design, sourced from museum collections worldwide. Interface in Russian and English.
  • Gallica:  digital holdings from the collections of the French National Library.  Interface in several languages (change language at upper right corner). Powerful full-text search, including Cyrillic.
  • British Museum:  digital colleciton includes Russian prints, some drawings. Searching in Roman alphabet only, spelling varies.