Russian databases – Stalin Archive & Iskusstvo Kino

The SDA is a result of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (RGASPI) and Yale University Press (YUP) to create an electronic database of finding aids, to digitize documents and images, and to publish in different forms and media materials from the recently declassified Stalin archive in the holdings of RGASPI.  The trial is authenticated through Reed computer IP addresses.  However, you still need to register a personal account (takes 30 sec).
Iskusstvo kino, established in 1931, is the leading journal of Russian, and formerly Soviet, cinema. Iskusstvo kino includes critical reviews of both domestic and foreign film, as well as scholarly articles on cinematic theory and history as well as the Russian culture and arts scene. It was first published under title Proletarskoe kino(1931-1932), then Sovetskoe kino(1933-1935), and finally under the present name (since 1936). This full-text/full-image presentation makes the prose and visual content of this important resource available as never before.  You must access from the Reed campus.
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Jim Holmes