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This guide emphasizes materials in Central Asian languages or materials relevant to Central Asia that require explanation.

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Welcome to the Central Asian Resources Guide.  This guide provides more specialized information on doing resesarch in Central Asian languages or on topics relating to Central Asia.  Many of the "reference" works in Central Asian languages are available only in print.  Often, resources are in Russian.  Organization of works may not be self-evident.  The guides included here will hopefully be of help in navigating such problems.

Dictionaries - Dictionaries that are most accurate and complete for Central Asian language.

Encyclopedias - Encyclopedias in Central Asian languages.

Bibliographies - Bibliographies on Central Asia.

C.A. Periodicals - Periodicals in Central Asian languages held at the University of Washington.

C.A. Websites - Websites with scholarly content on Central Asia.

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