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United States Military Academy Library

Foreign Languages & Literature: Russian

This is a guide to resources useful for the study of Foreign Languages and Literature

What You Will Find Here

This page presents general resources for research on Russian topics. Use the information on this page to get started with your research, or follow the links below to more specific resources for your Russian courses.


Welcome to the general Russian page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard Russian reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to Russian databases where you can find journal articles on Russian topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Russian topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Russian Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on Russian topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of Russian databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

Russian Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the Russian books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout or the Library Catalog to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the east side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PG." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PG1-9665            Slavic, Baltic, Albanian
  • PG1-7925            Slavic
  • PG1-499              Slavic philology and languages (General)
  • PG500-585          Slavic literature (General)
  • PG601-716          Church Slavic
  • PG(771)-(799)      Bulgarian Church Slavic
  • PG801-1146        Bulgarian
  • PG1151-1199      Macedonian
  • PG1201-1749      Serbo-Croatian
  • PG1801-1962      Slovenian
  • PG2001-2826      Russian language
  • PG2830-2847      Belarusian
  • PG2900-(3698)    Russian literature
  • PG2900-3190      History and criticism
  • PG2900-2998      General
  • PG3001-3026      Special periods
  • PG3041-3065      Poetry
  • PG3071-3089      Drama
  • PG3091-3099      Prose
  • PG(3100)-(3155)  Folk literature Including texts
  • PG3199-3299      Collections
  • PG3199-3205      General
  • PG(3211)-3219    Translations
  • PG3223-3229.2    Special periods
  • PG3230-3238      Poetry
  • PG3240-3255      Drama
  • PG3260-3299      Prose
  • PG3300-3493.96  Individual authors and works
  • PG3500-3505      Provincial, local, etc.
  • PG3515-3550      Outside the Russian Federation
  • PG(3651)-(3698)  Special subjects
  • PG3801-3987      Ukrainian
  • PG3990              Carpatho-Rusyn
  • PG4001-5146      Czech
  • PG5201-5546      Slovak
  • PG5631-5689      Sorbian (Wendic)
  • PG6001-7446      Polish
  • PG7900-7925      Lechitic dialects
  • PG8001-9146      Baltic
  • PG8201-8208      Old Prussian
  • PG8501-8772      Lithuanian
  • PG8801-9146      Latvian
  • PG9501-9665      Albanian

Russian Reference Books

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