OstNet is a database for academically relevant websites and online documents, in particular on the history, culture, politics and society of the countries and regions of Eastern, Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe. The internet resources are indexed formally and by subject matter in accordance with library standards. OstNet currently includes around 25,000 entries (as of March 2020).
The database is jointly maintained and continuously updated by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe - Institute of the Leibniz Association.
You are welcome to share research-relevant websites or online documents on Russia, East and Southeast Europe that you would like to see included in OstNet! Please use our wish list service for this purpose.