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Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS)

Slavic Studies Databases

News: The contents of the Slavic Humanities Index are now included in EBSCO Discovery.

Primary Sources

Language Dictionaries

Find dictionaries on the shelf in these call number ranges, Rutherford Library North 5th floor: 

  • Russian: PG 2640 
  • Ukrainian: PG 3891
  • Polish: PG 6640

Ask for help to find a dictionary.

Cyrillic Scripts & Transliteration

Cyrillic scripts are transliterated in the library's catalogue using the ALA-LC Romanization Tables.
This is a North American standard.

Many academic sources use the International Standard.
ISO Standards for Writing and Translation:
- OA Access in Wikipedia
- Check ISO Standards Database for most current versions

Eesti Keele Instituut provides tables listing multiple transliteration systems
- scroll down to find the table for your language

Translit.net transliterates for you using the International system of transliteration

Transliterate.com transliterates for you. Offers 3 transliteration systems, including ALA-LC (select using drop-down menu) 

Descriptions in OCLC WorldCat can be either ALA-LC or ISO, because WorldCat includes library catalogue records from all over the world.

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