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Mikhail Shishkin visits UCLA.

On April 16, 2008 We had an honor of hosting a well-known contemporary Russian author Mikhail Shishkin at the Slavic Department of UCLA. He read his unpublished essay about the nature of language, text specifically in Russian context. After his readings there was an informal question and answer session in the form of a dialogue.
I am posting a limited bibliography of his works that are in our collections at the UCLA Library.

Shishkin, Mikhail, and Mikhail Shishkin. Vsekh Ozhidaet Odna Noch� : Roman, Rasskaz. Moskva: Vagrius, 2001.

Shishkin, Mikhail, Jiayou Wu, and Zelin Wu . Ai Shen Cao = Venerin Volos. Beijing: Ren min wen xue chu ban she, 2007.

Shishkin, Mikhail. Russkaia Shveitsariia : Literaturno-Istoricheskii Putevoditel�. Moskva: Vagrius, 2006.

---. Urok Kalligrafii : Roman, Rasskazy. Moskva: Vagrius, 2006.

---. Venerin Volos : Roman. Moskva: Vagrius, 2005.

Encyclopedia Britannica has described Mikhail Shishkin's tvorcheskii put' as follows:
"Among already established autho…

Slavic Studies Cataloguing Help

I would like to recommend following sides to reader-librarian who is interested in knowing more about various techniques and problems of Slavic Studies Cataloguing practices in North America.

Slavic Cataloguing Manual is hosted at the Indiana University, and this manual is an extremely valuable source to those who want to know more about the best practices in the field.

Another important site that has a FAQ page about Slavic Catalouging is at the Georgetown University.

UCLA Library offers Spring Quarter Workshops

Graduate Student Library Workshops – Spring 2008

The Library and the Graduate Writing Center both offer graduate students helpful workshops on a variety of research- and writing-related topics. Listed here and online are the ones offered by the Library in various locations. The Graduate Writing Center’s workshop schedule is also available online. The workshops are open; some sessions request an RSVP. Please see details in the workshop description.

Access to Chinese Electronic Resources
Hands-on seminar series covers important Chinese electronic resources, with emphasis on remote access to various online databases related to East Asian studies. For registration and questions, contact Hong Cheng at chengh at library dot ucla dot edu or 310.206.9606.
Research Library East Electronic Classroom, YRL 21536 (2 hours)
Friday, April 11: 1:30 p.m.

This session offers a basic overview of the purpose, uses, and features of EndNote, a program that helps researchers manage references and produce…