This section presents some resources to acquaint one about Odisha and Odia. These include short articles, book-parts and books which would help in getting an overall idea. Deeper information can be had from the titles given in the other sections under reference and in the book section.

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Language, Literature
Tribal Language and Literature (K Mahapatra, 2013) – – Open
Dating the Oriya Language (AK. Tripathy, 2005) – – Open
Palmleaf Manuscripts Heritage (CB Patel, 2005) – – Open
Oriya Literature in English Translation (S Kar, 2013) [1.3mb] – – Download
Oriya Language (GN Dash, 2013) [1.7mb] – – Download
ପ୍ରଚଳିତ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷାର ଏକ ବ୍ୟାକରଣ (ବିଜୟ ପ୍ର. ମହାପାତ୍ର) Preview Download
Oriya Literature (JB Mohanty, 1952) Preview Download
ପ୍ରାଚୀନ ଗଦ୍ୟ ପଦ୍ୟାଦର୍ଶ (ଆର୍ତ୍ତବଲ୍ଲଭ ମହାନ୍ତି, ୧୯୩୨, ୧୯୫୬) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷାର ଇତିହାସ (ବିନାୟକ ମିଶ୍ର, ୧୯୨୭) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟର ଇତିହାସ, ସାମାଜିକ-ସାଂସ୍କୃତିକ ଭିତ୍ତିଭୂମି (ଚିତ୍ତରଞ୍ଜନ ଦାସ) Preview Download
History of Oriya Literature (M Mansinha, 1962) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଲିପି ଓ ଭାଷା (ଓ. ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଏକାଡେମୀ, ୧୯୮୨) Preview Download
A Glimpse into Oriya Literature (CR Das, 1982) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଶିଶୁ-ସାହିତ୍ୟ (ମନୀନ୍ଦ୍ର ମହାନ୍ତି,୧୯୯୨ ) Preview Download
Submission on Classical Status of Odia Language pt.1 Preview Download
Submission on Classical Status of Odia Language pt.2, Appendix – – Download
Odia Sahitya Sambhar
This series of books compiled by Jatindra Mohan Mohanty brings together many important and hard-to-find treasures of Odia literature along with discussion on these.
ସହସ୍ରାଂଶୁ – ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟ ଆଲୋଚନା Preview Download
ପ୍ରାଚୀନ ଓଡ଼ିଆ କବିତା ସମ୍ଭାର Preview Download
ପ୍ରାଚୀନ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ନାଟକ Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ତତ୍ତ୍ୱ ସାହିତ୍ୟ Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ କାବ୍ୟ ସମ୍ଭାର Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଗଦ୍ୟ ସଂକଳନ Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଗଳ୍ପ ସମ୍ଭାର Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉପନ୍ୟାସ ସମ୍ଭାର Preview Download
ଆଧୁନିକ ଓଡ଼ିଆ କବିତା ସମ୍ଭାର Preview Download
ଆଧୁନିକ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ନାଟକ Preview Download
ସମକାଳୀନ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସାହିତ୍ୟ Preview Download