Weekly selection of Russian-language press materials translated into English. Online access 2001 - present. Earlier years called Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press and before that, Current Digest of the Soviet Press. Back issues in print and microfiche.
All titles, except for Current Digest of the Soviet Press, are on microfiche in the Government Documents section of the library and are English translations of newspapers, journals, and broadcasts of the countries cited. With the exception of the Current Digest of the Soviet Press, they are the work of FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service) and JPRS (Joint Publications Research Service)
The Transdex microfiche (GovDoc Ref AI 3. T 7) serve as indexing for all of the JPRS items from 1984-1996. Other indexes are listed in MIDCAT.
Translations of radio and TV broadcasts, newspaper and magazine articles, wire services and speeches. Some reports available FULL-TEXT via Hathitrust. Foreign radio broadcasts listed separately. The library has reports on microfiche for Latin America ('90+), Sub-Sahara Africa ('91+), Asia & Pacific/East Asia ('85+), USSR & East Europe/Central Eurasia ('78-'96), China ('79+), Eastern Europe ('87+). Use theIndex to the FBIS Daily Reports - Govt Docs Reference DJ - DS. Reports issued on microfiche, located in Gov Docs microfiche cabinets under PREX 7.10. For more detail, see the FBIS handout. See also JPRS reports and JPRS handout.
Translations of books, reports, and periodical articles. Library receives selected series for Russia, China, East Asia, Japan, Europe, Latin America. See the JPRS handout for details. Reports issued on microfiche, located in Gov Docs microfiche cabinets under PREX 7.13 Index on microfiche (Transdex) Govt Docs Reference AI3 .T7