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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2021 Virtual Summer Research Laboratory

A guide for virtual Summer Research Laboratory participants at the University of Illinois Library. It contains information on virtual services, events, access to digital resources, and research technologies.

2021 Virtual Summer Research Laboratory Workshops

Week 1

  • June 14, 10:00 AM CDT: Introduction to Collections and Services (Mandatory Session for VSRL Scholars)

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0udOqrrD0qH9Ia31RLG-zBC6BHlZ8gbChY

  • June 15, 10:00 AM CDT: Introduction to National Bibliographies  

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdOurqjMtGtNYFNCQ2aJMuEUQMZsBS88N 

Week 2

  • June 23, 10:00 am CDT: Collections & Services at the Library of Congress with Angela Cannon (Reference Specialist for Russian and South Slavic) 

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMscO-vrDsqHNWD6TwnMMKQhwNzA1WKaxt9

  • June 24: Collections & Services at Russian State Public Historical Library

  • June 25, 3:00 PM CDT: SRS/SRL Reception - Slavic Reference Service 45th Anniversary Celebration

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdumhpj0uGdJ5fjsE4a0xp9QB-cVcRWUd

Week 4

  • July 7, 2:00 PM CDT: SRS Dissertation Research Discussion

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpduuvrT0rGdw9wrDSMUuQljAM12ckyra5

  • July 9, 3:00 PM CDT: SRS Meet the Editors and Publishers

https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ucu-hrzMvE9x2RpRyspV_t9fn6ApRmyLQ

REEEC Events

Week 1

  • June 16-18: Frozen Conflicts in Eurasia: Origin, Status and Outlook
  • June 18, 3:00 PM CDT: VSRL Meet & Greet

Week 2

  • June 22, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Coffee Break + Lightning Lab

Week 3

  • June 28 - July 1: Climate and Society in Eurasia: Past, Present, and Future
  • June 29, 1:00 PM CDT: VSRL Coffee Break + Lightning Lab 

Week 4

  • July 8, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Coffee Break + Lightning Lab
  • July 9, 4:00 PM CDT: VSRL Social Hour
  • July 10-11: A Woman’s Work is Never Done: Female Life and Labor across the Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Eras

Week 5

  • July 13, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Fisher Fellow Brown Bag: Andrey Shlyakhter (Wilson Center, Tel Aviv University), “Backs to the USSR: Explaining the Growth of the Soviet Border Guard, 1917-1939”

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcldO-hrz4qH9D15ecl8tqcRolNJHRGkC6R 

  • July 14, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Virtual Kruzhok Series: Paper Presentations
  • July 15-16: Media Culture in Balkan and Eurasian Muslim Communities

Week 6

  • July 20, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Virtual Kruzhok Series: Paper Presentations
  • July 21, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Fisher Fellow Brown Bag: Kristina Poznan (Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation), “The U.S. Census, the Paris Settlement, and the Forging of Eastern European Ethnic Categories and Immigration Quotas: An Exercise in ‘Guesswork’”

Register: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsfuirrj8oH9YBDFVThL3W0_5eqLpkHDy2

Week 7

  • July 28, 12:00 PM CDT: VSRL Virtual Kruzhok Series: Paper Presentations

Week 8

  • August 5, 4:00 PM CDT: VSRL Sign-off Social Hour