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Finding English-Language Sources for Social Science Topics in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia: EuropaWorldPlus

There are a multitude of resources that will lead a student to English language materials for the region but some are particularly valuable. This guide will help the student to find those at the UIUC library website, highlighting some of the best.

Europa World Plus

Europa World Plus

This is an excellent source for social science information of all kinds on the World. Political, economic and statistical information is available for each country as well as analytical articles on topical subjects for the various regions of world. Since 1955 Europa World Yearbook was a a standard print resource for international information. 

There is a great deal of information here including population, economic and governmental overviews.  A convenient comparative mechanism for the profiles of different countries is also available.  It can take a bit of time to get oriented to the source but it is well worth the investment. You can find this source by going to the library's main page and entering "Europa World Plus' in the search box.


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