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Cfp: 5th Annual OASIES Conference

The Organizations for the Advancement of Studies of Inner Eurasian Societies at Princeton University, Columbia University, and New York University are pleased to announce the 5th Annual OASIES Conference
THE POWER OF IDENTITY: FORCES OF CHANGE IN INNER EURASIA Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Princeton University.
Keynote: Laura Adams, Director of the Program on Central Asia and the Caucasus at the Davis Center; Lecturer in Sociology, Harvard University

Closing Remarks:Alan H. Timberlake, Director of the Institute of East Central Europe; Professor of Slavic Languages, Columbia University

Deadline: February 5, 2012

The CRL provides access to Ukranian Displaced Person's Periodicals Press to its member libraries. The title of the first periodicals that is digitally accessible is Hospodarsʹko-kooperatyvne z︠h︡ytti︠a︡ [electronic resource] : orhan Ob'i︠e︡dnanni︠a︡ ukraïnsʹkykh kooperatoriv

Господарсько-кооперативне життя [electronic resource] : орган Об'єднання українських кооператорів

The CRL interface looks like below:

And the actual copies look like below. All the copyrights are reserved by the creator of this title and this image is used strictly for educational purposes.

Royal Society Journal Archive -Permanent Free Open Access

"The Royal Society has today announced that its world-famous historical journal archive – which includes the first ever peer-reviewed scientific journal – has been made permanently free to access online." Source:

Online Journal of Rosenergoatom: Russian Agency for Atomic Energy

Access to monthly journal of Rosenergoatom : the Russian Agency for Atomic Energy can be found here.
The archive of this journal with full text access goes back to 2008. This archive can be accessed online here.

Архив номеров
2008 год
2009 год
2010 год
2011 год

The screen shot is below. The journal is monthly and in Russian language.

Журнал «АТОМЕКС — поставщики атомной отрасли»

Here is a hitherto uncataloged in Worldcat, journal Atomeks. It seems to be an open access journal and its archive can be accessed here. The journal is in Russian language and its purpose could be described as, "the development of the communications space in the procurement activities in the Nuclear (energy) industry.

The journal's self-description can be found here.

A snapshot of the interface of the journal archive is below:

Free-Project Muse's Beta Site for the E-Books

Project MUSE now has a beta site for the E-Books at . The site provides free access to over 300 books from 27 publishers. The E-Books program which will launch in January expects to include approximately 15,000 titles from 66 publishers by the end of 2012.  More information is on the Project MUSE E-Books website at and

Dialogue in the name of future-Gorchakov Fund

Диалог во имя будущего

С 16 по 20 декабря 2011 г. Фонд поддержки публичной дипломатии им. А.М. Горчакова в рамках проекта «Россия и мир вокруг» осуществляет научно-образовательную программу для молодых экспертов России и стран СНГ «Диалог во имя будущего». Цель программы – создать площадку для взаимодействия молодого научного, экспертного и политического сообщества России со своими сверстниками и коллегами из стран СНГ и Балтии. Программа предусматривает участие в конференции на тему «Россия и ее соседи: политика, экономика, безопасность и гуманитарное взаимодействие – повестка дня для равноправного сотрудничества»,встречи с российскими политиками, известными общественными деятелями, культурную программу. Желающие принять участие в программе должны до 15 ноября с.г. подать заявку на участие в Фонд Горчакова, которая должна включать в себя: · развернутое резюме (автобиографическую справку) · эссе в свободной форме на тему «Интеграционные процессы…

Nixon Grand Jury Records Released

The United States National Archives has finally released "Nixon Grand Jury Records". These records can be accessed here.

Another access point is here.

Alexei Ratmansky at Princeton on Tuesday, November 22, 2011