Conference proceedings and working papers from 41 participating institutes around the world. Includes the full-text of books and book summaries, hyperlinks to more than 150 sites, journal abstracts and a calendar of conferences and seminars.
Web platform that provides online access to maps and geospatial data. Includes "Soviet City Plans" -- Soviet created topographic maps covering 27 cities of interest in Eastern Europe, Russia, and former Soviet Union countries. They are a combination of topographic city plans at 1:10,000/1:25,000 scale, and topographic maps at 1:50,000 scale. The maps were all published between 1965 and 1991 by Voenno-topograficheskoe upravlenie General'nogo shtaba.
This is a reference resource produced by the CIA with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. The Factbook is available online and is partially updated every week. It provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 entities including U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
Open Access (freely available, at least for now) biographical database of Ottoman historians. From the homepage: "... intends to comprise all the historians who have lived and produced within the geographical limits of the Ottoman Empire -- regardless of the language in which they wrote. The reference book will thus cover works of history primarily in Turkish, but also in Arabic, Persian, Armenian, Greek, and other languages."