Tag Archives: OxLIP+

New resource: Krokodil


Banner of 'Krokodil' including the word 'Krokodil' in RussianAfter a successful trial, the Bodleian has subscribed to the digital archive of the satirical journal Krokodil (the Crocodile) which debuted in 1922 and ceased publication in 2008. Krokodil was the main periodical of Soviet political satire and official humour.

The digital archive covers the entire period of publication (2736 issues) and can be accessed at http://dlib.eastview.com/browse/udb/2230 and also at http://dlib.eastview.com where Krokodil is cross-searchable with other e-content from East View.

Trial – Translated Texts for Historians E-Library (Trial until 12th October)

Translated Texts for Historians makes available sources translated from Greek, Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic, Georgian and Armenian, published between 300 and 800 AD. This period, from late antiquity to the early middle ages saw the transformation of the classical world, the beginnings of Europe and of Islam, and the evolution of Byzantium. Each volume provides an expert scholarly translation, with an introduction setting texts and authors in context, and with notes on content, interpretation and debates. Feedback about the trial should be sent to isabel.holowaty@bodleian.ox.ac.uk or charlotte.goodall@bodleian.ox.ac.uk