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History of Russia: Home

A research guide for students of Russian History.

How To Use This Guide

Use the tabs at the top of this page to discover resources in your library that are recommended for your course, including reference books, e-books, databases, and more!

Search your library catalog from the top right of any page on this site! 

Having trouble getting started? START IN REFERENCE:

  • Start with print or electronic reference sources.
  • Obtain background information on topics.
  • Identify terms, people, places, and events associated with topics.
  • Identify qualified sources from bibliographies at the end of articles.
Still having trouble getting started? ASK-A-LIBRARIAN!
  • Contact your subject librarian (Loren Pinkerman).
  • Use the Ask-A-Librarian form to ask us for assistance.

Selected Library of Congress Subject Headings

Russia History 1613-1917

Russia History Alexander I, 1801-1825

Russia History Alexander II, 1855-1881

Russia History Catherine II, 1762-1796

Russia History February Revolution, 1917

Russia History Ivan IV, 1533-1584

Russia History, Military

Russia History Nationalism

Russia History Nicholas II, 1894-1917

Russia History Period of Consolidation, 1462-1605

Russia History Peter I, 1689-1725

Russia History Revolution, 1905-1907

Russia History Time of Troubles, 1598-1613

Russia World War 1914-1918

Welcome Russian History Students!

This Research Guide provides a central portal from which to research topics in Russian History. 

(Kremlin from Wikipedia Commons)

Search the Catalog!

Lewis Library Online Catalog

There are many ways to search the library's catalog online!

  • Use the search box above, or at the top right of any page on this site!
  • Use the online Library Catalog to search for and locate books, e-books and other items at Lewis Library.

Discovering Books, E-Books, and DVDs:

  • Use the Catalog to conduct a search for a subject or keyword & phrase but limit your search to a particular location, e.g. E-Book, Stacks, DVD, etc. This kind of search will yield results to a particular location within the library’s holdings.
  • The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system and subject headings. Subject headings can help you narrow your search to what you really need and eliminate erroneous results. Remember, a “Word or Phrase” search will yield broad results whereas a “Subject” search will yield highly relevant results. You can explore subject headings for a topic by selecting “Browse,” entering your search term(s), and then limiting your search to “Subject Headings.” The result will be a listing of subject headings beginning with the term(s) you used for the search together with the number of titles in the library’s holdings for each.
  • NOTE: for more information on Subject Headings, use the Subject Headings Guide HERE to learn more.

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