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Slavic and Eastern European Studies: Children's Books

Describes research sources for Russia, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union.

How to Find Russian Children's Books in the UCSB Library Catalog

We have been building our collection of Russian children's books.  Use the tips on this page to find these books in UC Library Search.  They will be usually be located in the Curriculum Resources collection on the 2nd floor, Ocean Side.

The link above will search UC Library Search for books in Russian that are part of the Curriculum Resources Collection.  Those interested in Soviet-era children's books might also be interested in an online collection from the Princeton University Digital Library (linked below).

Known Book by Title

Use the Advanced Search in UC Library Search.

Be sure to pick "Title begins with" as the search type.  Enter the title transliterated into Latin letters using the Library of Congress transliteration system.

For best results, limit your search to "UCSB Library Catalog".  Click on the image to open a tab with the results from this search.

title equals pet'ka-mikrob

Known Book by Author

Use the Advanced Search in UC Library Search.

Be sure to pick "Author" as the search type.  Enter the author's name (surname first) transliterated into Latin letters using the Library of Congress transliteration system.

For best results, limit your search to "UCSB Library Catalog".  Click on the image to open a tab with the results from this search.

author equals oster gregorii

General Search Tips

Use the Advanced Search in UC Library Search. 

  1. Enter the word "juvenile" in the search box.
  2. Limit your search to "UC Library Search".
  3. Select "Russian" in the Language field. 

Click on "Search".  After you get your search results, scroll down and limit the Location by choosing "Curriculum Resources" from the facets at left.

To see the results of this search in a new tab, click on the image.

Step 1:  Enter Your Search

subject equalts juvenile and language equals russian

Step 2:  Limit Your Results

location equals Curriculum Resources


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