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Russian Literature


This guide is designed to help get you started with your library research.

Click on any of the tabs to the left to find books, articles, and more.

If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to get in touch with me!  I'm happy to help via e-mail, over the phone, or you can always make an appointment to come see me.


Viewing and Typing Slavic Languages on Your Computer

If your screen is not displaying the Cyrillic text properly, you can change the encoding of your web browser.

To do this, go to "View" on your browser, then "Encoding", then "Cyrillic (Windows") or other appropriate encoding.

Cyrillic KOI8-R is generally considered to be the standard  for sending and receiving email in Russian.

The following links may be helpful if you are having difficulty configuring your keyboard to type in Cyrillic:

"Russifying your computer"  (American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages)

BRAMA Computing and Software

If you are on a public computer, and cannot change the settings, you can still type in Russian by using virtual keyboards such as:

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