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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ukrainian Language

Supplementary materials for students in their first year of study of the Ukrainian language

Literature Online


 Ex Libris Ukrainian Electronic Library provides digital access to an extensive list of Ukrainian literature. provides forums and access points for all kinds of literature.  The compilers especially encourage additions of "Samizdat" literature at this site.

Top 10 Books


If you are interested in contemporary Ukrainian literature it is often helpful to see what is making their "Bestsellers" list. has lists of the most popular books. also has a very handy list of online bookstores for Ukrainian popular literature.  Click on the link for "Книгарні" at this site for a list of links to Ukrainian bookstores online. There is a list by region and a list by store name.

How To Find Ukrainian Newspapers