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- REEES Consortium
- Study Abroad in Russia
- Russian Language Overview
- Alphabet and Pronunciation
- Basic Phrases
- Travel in Russia
- Audio and Video Sampler
The sources on these pages are examples of important print and online resources in studying the Russian language. They include books at Rod Library, online sources to which Rod Library subscribes, and other web sources which are free or partially free. Call numbers are listed under the titles of print sources available at the library. If accessing a Rod Library subscription database from off campus, you will be prompted for your last name and UNI ID number.
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Why Study Russian?
The Russian Language Helper
English-Russian, Russian-English dictionary / Kenneth Katzner. New York : Wiley, c1984.
UNI Reference PG 2640 K34 1984
A guide to Russian words and expressions that cause difficulties / Marina Rojavin and Allan Reid. Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2004.
UNI Reference PG 2129 E5R64 2004
Novyĭ anglo-russkiĭ slovarʹ sovremennoĭ razgovornoĭ leksiki = New dictionary of contemporary informal English / S.A. Glazunov. Moskva : Russkiĭ Yazyk Media, 2003.
UNI Reference PG 2640 G53 2003
Oxford Russian dictionary / Russian-English, edited by Marcus Wheeler and Boris Unbegaun ; English-Russian, edited by Paul Falla ; revised and updated by Della Thompson. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
UNI Reference PG 2640 W5 2007
The Penguin Russian dictionary / compiled by W.F. Ryan (English-Russian) and Peter Norman (Russian-English). London ; New York : Viking, 1995.
UNI Reference PG 2640 R93 1995
Random House Russian-English dictionary of idioms / Sophia Lubensky. New York : Random House, c1995.
UNI Reference PG 2460 L83 1995
Random House Russian-English English-Russian dictionary / Howard H. Keller. New York : Random House, c1999.
UNI Reference PG 2640 K4 1999
Using Russian synonyms / Terence Wade, Nijole White. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
UNI Reference PG 2591 W33 2004
Russian General Dictionaries
A comprehensive Russian grammar / Terence Wade ; edited by Michael J. de K. Holman. Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2000.
UNI Reference PG 2106 W33 2000
501 Russian verbs : fully conjugated in all the tenses, alphabetically arranged / by Thomas R. Beyer, Jr. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c2001
UNI Reference PG 2271 B48 2001
A reference grammar of Russian / Alan Timberlake. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 2004.\
UNI Reference PG 2112 T53 2004
An Interactive Online Russian Grammer
The Russian Language Helper
BBC- Languages - Quick Fix - Russian
Library.PressDisplay.com- Newspapers From Around the World
The St. Petersburg Times
Handbook of Russian literature / edited by Victor Terras. New Haven : Yale University Press, c1985.
UNI Reference PG 2940 H29 1985
The Modern encyclopedia of Russian and Soviet literature / edited by Harry B. Weber. Gulf Breeze, FL : Academic International Press, 1977-.
UNI Reference PG 2940 M6 v.1-9
Reference guide to Russian literature / editor, Neil Cornwell ; associate editor, Nicole Christian. London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, c1998.
UNI Reference PG 2940 R44 1998
Best Russian Websites
This site links to information on Russian history and folklore, travel and culture, art, food, and so on.
Embassy of the Russian Federation
This is a sample of audio and video Russian sources available via YouTube, iTunes, Russian television and radio, DVDs at Rod Library, and so on.
DVDs at Rod Library
UNISTAR Catalog Searches such as this one can be performed to locate DVDs in Russian or about Russia, such as movie called "Russian Ark."
Includes numerous free Russian language podcasts ranging from one minute Russian to Business Russian
Includes Russian language videos on many subjects.