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Russian & Soviet History

Searching for Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Bibliographies

Note: Library of Congress Subject Headings - the taxonomy used by North American library catalogs to label resources thematically - appends the words "dictionaries" and "encyclopedias" to subject descriptors to designate encyclopedic publications, e.g.:

Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Encyclopedias
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Dictionaries -- Russian
Titles of honor and nobility -- Russia -- Dictionaries
Scientists -- Russia -- Dictionaries

When searching for publications of or about primary sources, add the phrase "dictionar* OR encyclopedi*" to your subject terminology in a subject search:

When searching for bibliographies, use "bibliograph*" to capture "bibliography", "bibliographies", "bibliographic", etc.