Uzbek Language and Culture Resources
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Digital Libraries
Reading & Writing
- Omniglot: A Guide to Writing Systems
Introduction to the Uzbek writing system
Listening & Speaking
Online Course Materials
- Uzbec News
Original texts supplemented with a glossary and exercises
News & Media
- BBC Uzbek Service
Information on the country and the BBC's daily programming in Uzbek
- Uzbekistan National News Agency
Current news stories relevant to Uzbekistan
Business-oriented news and analysis on Uzbekistan and Central Asia
Arts, Films & Music
The UI Main Library Film Collection
The UI Main Library offers extensive media collections in various languages. To find films, please visit the UI Main Library website and follow these steps:
1. Select "advanced search"
2. Scroll down to "Limit Search to":
3. Choose your specific language and
4. Choose "Video-all" for "format."
Language Media Center (LMC)
For more language-related holdings, please also check the Language Media Center Catalog.
To borrow materials from the Language Media Center, please contact the LMC, 120 Phillips Hall.
Iowa City Public Library Catalog
The Iowa City Public Library holds materials for several less commonly taught languages. Please check the catalog by typing the name of your language.
International Writing Program (IWP) Writers
To view a biography and/or writing sample of each participant, please visit the IWP's website and find the participant via the search function.
Scholarships to Study LCTLs
- Critical Language Scholarship
Scholarship program for intensive language study during the summer.
For more information on how to become a consultant for ALLNet or if you are a UI faculty/staff member or student who wishes to study critical or less commonly taught languages (LCTLs), please contact email@example.com