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Summer Research Lab

Summer Research Laboratory

The Summer Research Laboratory (SRL) on Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia is open to all scholars with research interests in the Russian, East European and Eurasian region. The Summer Lab is open for eight weeks during the summer from mid-June through the first week of August, and scholars stay as long as they need to conduct their research.

To read more about SRL, including application information and an overview of the the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, click here.

General Information

Resource Guide for Summer Research Lab

This introductory guide summarizes the important information covered in our orientation sessions.

Technology at the IAS Library

  • Bookeye Scanner [also known as KIC scanner or Planetary scanner]
  • ScanPro Microfiche / Microfilm/ Opaque Card and Micro Card Reader and Scanner
  • Internet Access

Scholars visiting the Summer Research Lab are provided with guest credentials for wireless connections, which allows for access to the library catalog and databases on and off campus (within the dorms, outside of library hours).

Instructional Services for Visitors

A schedule of instructional sessions will be available closer to the time of the lab. These sessions explain how to use the library’s resources, including online catalogs, printing and databases. Individual sessions will cover these in a more thorough manner. For more information about our library, please visit this guide to the library.

SRS Individualized Research Practicum

For Graduate students and Junior faculty with a defined research topic.

Apply for an individualized consultation with a Slavic Reference Service librarian for a personalized bibliographic session. SRS staff will develop a personalized, project-based program for each individual covering electronic tools and software, print and electronic bibliographic
resources and databases, archival sources, vernacular-language search techniques, vernacular keyboard options, vernacular full-text resources, and as needed, online consultations with information specialists located in Eurasia and Eastern Europe.

Other Information