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Slovenian Language Fonts

Dr. Berlin's Foreign Font Archive "Your One-Stop Cyber-Resource for Foreign Language Typefaces and Keyboard Utilities. The fonts available from this Web site have been collected from many sources and are intended by the authors to be distributed either as shareware (please register with the original authors!), freeware, or they have been placed in the public domain by the authors."

Yamada Language Center Font Archive YLC at the University of Oregon provides non-English Font Archive, Font Help Pages, as well as links to Other Font Collections.

Introductions

Slovenian National Anthem & Flag

Map of Slovenia and Quick Facts, More Maps, More Maps

Language Profile - Slovenian, Slovenian - Ethnologue

Slovenian Photo Album , more, Slovenian Images

Famous Slovenians, More

Slovenian Cuisine, More, More

Slovenian Music, More, More

Megasites

Search Engine Colossus - Slovenia Links to primary English and Slovenian language search engines and gateways.

Slovene Resources Solid collection of links from Slavic and East European Library, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Russian and East European Network Information Center (REENIC) - Slovenia This link to the Russian and East European Network Information Center website at the University of Texas, Austin, has been preset to connect you directly to resources related to Slovenia.

REESWeb - Search Slovenia Do a "search keyword" for "Slovenia" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS.

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Slovenia Resources from regional studies experts at the Library of Congress.

British Library Slavonic and East European Collections - Slovenian Internet Sites One of the largest Internet resource sites for Slavonic studies in the UK.

School of Slavonic and East European Studies University College, London -- Internet Resources on Slovenia Extensive list of links on topics ranging from Government to Libraries and Archives.

Yahoo -- Regional, Countries Links - Slovenia Excellent Yahoo search engine links for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Slavophilia.com - Slovenia Includes links to Arts, Education, Reference, Philology, Travel, etc.

Archives of the Republic of Slovenia The Archives of the Republic of Slovenia ("the ARS") are located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.

Regional Slovene Archives "Archival documents are a part of movable cultural heritage of Slovenian nation and represent a source for researching and the basis of scientific tasks on the field of history, art history, architecture and other socials sciences."

Matkurja.com A plethora of historical, cultural, geographical and general information links on Slovenia.

Google.com Search - Preset for Slovenian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Slovenian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Slovene fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Language Materials

Slovene Writing System Basic introduction to Slovene alphabet with addition information and language related links.

UCLA Language Profiles - Slovenian An introduction and overview of the Slovenian language.

University of Oregon Yamada Language Center - Slovene List of online resources available for Slovenian language. Updated regularly.

BBC Languages across Europe - Slovene Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

Online Slovene Language Resources Extensive list of online language resources from Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria.

Slovenian Online Perhaps the best freeware Slovene language site on the Internet. Provides materials at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels, with online grammar, readings, discussions, exercises and vocabulary.

Slovenian for Travelers By Miran Hladnik and Toussaint Hocevar. "The on-line version of Slovene for Travelers is freely available for personal use."

FIDA Corpus of Slovene Language "FIDA, the Corpus of Slovene Language, represents a reference corpus of the Slovene language and was compiled within the framework of a joint project involving four partners; two from the academic/research sphere and two commercial ones: the Faculty of Arts (University of Ljubljana), the Jožef Stefan Institute, the DZS, General Publishing and the Amebis software company."

Online Slovene Texts - Mat'Kurja Slovene Literature A collection of Slovenian critical works on English literature as well as online Slovenian literary works.

Online Texts - Slovene Literature Large collection of online poetry, prose and drama texts in the original.

Languages on the Web - Slovene Large collection of links to language and language related sites.

NATO Online Library - Slovene Language Module Includes in Slovene: NATO Handbook, translations of NATO fact sheets, NATO Review Magazine.

Google.com Search - Preset for Slovenian The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Slovenian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Slovene fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Online Dictionaries

YourDictionary.com - Slovene Just a few Slovene online dictionaries available but keep coming back because site is always being updated.

word2word: Slovene Dictionaries Several dictionaries noted in Slovene language section of this online dictionary portal.

Slovari/Dictionaries Extensive list of Slovene online dictionary links.

Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Slovenia The Slovene selections of this Media-Link Megasite connect you with radio and television stations, newspapers and magazines.

OnlineNewspapers.com - Slovenia Good selection of online newspapers including some in English.

Voice of America - Slovene Voice of America's New Europe Review in Slovene.

BBC Slovene BBC news broadcasts in Slovene.

TvRadioWorld - Slovenia About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening.

Slovenia Radio Net Latest news in Slovene.

Yahoo! News - Slovenia Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

History of Slovenia - Encyclopedia Entry From FreeDictionary.com, an detailed overview article on country and culture with links to other WWW sites as well as related browser searches. Excellent starting point for studying country and culture.

Timeline of Slovenian History Also from FreeDictionary.com, excellent historic timeline with many hyperlinks.

WWW Virtual Library History - Slovenia A massive educational resource with links to History, Culture, Language, etc.

Slovene History Short history of Slovenia which covers all major historical events.

Carantha - The True History of Slovenia "In Millstatt (Mile) in Carinthia, in the one-time Carantania and today's Austria, one can find the former Benedictine Abbey located close to a scenic lake. The beautiful Romanesque abbey's church comprises an ancient lateral chapel, which later was given a Baroque appearance. In the chapel, under the high-altar, right there repose the earthly remains of the beatified Domitian, duke and one-time national Saint of Carantania (Slovenia), whose existence has been "scientifically" denied since the beginning of the preceding century. "

Matkurja Arts and Culture Includes links to Slovenian Music, Theater, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Film, Publishing, Literature, Popular Culture, etc.

World Heritage Sites in Slovenia Slovene sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Balkanarama - Slovenia A very broad collection of links to Slovene arts from the Ohio State University, from Film and music to Slovene folk embroidery.

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Slovenia Includes most of the important links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Slovenia Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

CountryWatch.com - Slovenia "CountryWatch is a world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world." Basic information is free; deeper resources require subscription.

Foreign and International Law - Slovenia From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

Country Studies

CIA World Factbook - Slovenia Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Slovenia Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Slovenia Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Slovenia Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group - Slovenia The World Bank Group’s mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world. It is a development Bank which provides loans, policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty. The Bank promotes growth to create jobs and to empower poor people to take advantage of these opportunities

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on

Members and Observers - Slovenia (Member)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Balkans Group "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment." USAID - Slovenia The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."

World Health Organization - Slovenia About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Slovenia The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Slovenia Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Slovenia Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

Women's/Gender Studies Association of Countries in Transition - Slovenia Includes links to Independent Teaching & Research Centers and University Based Programs.

International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.

NATO Online Library - Slovene Language Module Includes NATO Handbook, translations of NATO fact sheets, NATO Review Magazine.

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Slovenia The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Columbus Guides - Slovenia Just about everything you need to know: Survival Guide, Places to Go, Embassies and Visa, Lodging, Food, Money, etc.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Slovenia Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

Slovenian Language Technologies Association "The Slovenian Language Technologies Society, founded in 1998, joins people working on language technologies from the scientific, educational or user perspectives. The activities of the SDJT are aimed at promoting the development of language technologies for the Slovenian language."

American Association for Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) From About: "The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), founded in 1941, exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels, elementary through graduate school. While the largest proportion of its activities and members concentrate in the area of Russian, AATSEEL has from the beginning stressed that it embraces all Slavic and East European languages, literatures, linguistics and cultures.">

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe."

Canadian Association of Slavists ~ Canadian Slavonic Papers "The Canadian Association of Slavists is an organization of teachers and scholars in the field of Slavic and related studies in Canada for the purpose of improving and advancing such studies."

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

Slavic and East European Folklore Association "SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."

Association for Women in Slavic Studies "The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."

East Coast Consortium of SlavicLibrary Collections "The East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections was established in 1993 to better coordinate activities among major Eurasian area studies collections in the Eastern United States. The Consortium presently numbers ten member institutions: Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, The New York Public Library, New York University, Princeton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Yale."

Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) "The Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) was formed to promote the development of Slavic Studies resources in this region of the United States and Canada. The services provided by the Consortium are for the use an d benefit of the faculty, students, and staff of its member institutions."

Council for Slavonic and East European Library and Information Services "The most important function of COSEELIS is to represent the interests of UK libraries and other information organisations offering services in the field of Slavonic and East European studies."

Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies "We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study

U.S. Institutions Teaching Slovenian From Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota. List of primary US universities offering instruction in the Slovenian language.

Slovenian Colleges and Universities Large list of links to major institutions of higher learning.

EuroEducation.net - Slovenia Description of Slovenian education system, K-12 and universities.

Centre for Slovene as Second/Foreign Language "The Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language extends understanding of the Slovene language, literature and culture on an international scale. It also encourages international research in Slovene language and literature, organises professional and scientific conferences and develops the complete infrastructure for attaining, examining and certifying proficiency in Slovene as a second/foreign language. "