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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History, Culture
Epigraphy (S Tripathy, 2013) [2.6mb] – – Download
Freedom Struggle in Orissa, A New Look (AK Mishra, 2009) [1.2mb] – – Open
Maritime Heritage (K Patra, 2005) – – Open
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜାତିର ଇତିହାସ (ନବୀନ କୁମାର ସାହୁ, ୨୦୧୫) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜାତିର ଇତିହାସ ଓ ସଂସ୍କୃତି, ଭାଗ ୧ – ଇତିହାସ (ପ୍ରବୋଧ କୁମାର ମିଶ୍ର, ୨୦୧୨) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜାତିର ଇତିହାସ ଓ ସଂସ୍କୃତି, ଭାଗ ୨ – ସଂସ୍କୃତି (ପ୍ରବୋଧ କୁମାର ମିଶ୍ର, ୨୦୧୨) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଇତିହାସ, ଭାଗ ୧ (ସତ୍ୟନାରାୟଣ ରାଜଗୁରୁ, ୧୯୮୫) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଶାର କିମ୍ବଦନ୍ତୀ (ପ୍ରସନ୍ନ କୁମାର ମିଶ୍ର, ୧୯୮୩) Preview Download
ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ପର୍ବପର୍ବାଣୀ ଓଷାବ୍ରତ ଯାନିଯାତ୍ରା (ଉତ୍କଳ ପାଠକ ସଂସଦ, ୧୯୭୯) Preview Download
Orissan Palaeography (S Agarwal, 2005) – – Open
Rock Art Heritage of Orissa (S Pradhan, 2013) [4mb] 7pp. – – Download
Tribal Heritage of Orissan Culture (K Mahapatra, 2005) – – Open
Studies in Maritime Heritage of Odisha (SK Patnaik, 2016) Preview Download
Art, Sculpture
ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଜାତରା (ଧୀରେନ୍ ଦାଶ, ୧୯୮୧) Preview Download
Odissi Music, Retrospect and Prospect (KN Parhi, 2009) [1.4mb] 14pp – – Download
ଉତ୍କଳର ଚିତ୍ରକଳା (ଗୋପାଳ କାନୁନ୍‌ଗୋ, ୧୯୬୪) Preview Download
Odia Cinema – The Quest for Identity (PK Satapahy, 2013) [3.2mb] 15 pp – – Download
ଓଡ଼ିଶୀ ଚିତ୍ର (ବିନୋଦ ରାଉତରାୟ, ୧୯୫୮) Preview Download
Odia Theatre through Decades (A Mahapatra, 2013) [2.5mb] 7pp. – – Download
Folk Theatre of Orissa (DN Pattnaik, 1998) Preview Download
Folk Dances of Orissa (DN Pattnaik, 2000) Preview Download
Contemporary Paintings (D Pathy) [2mb] 10pp. – – Download
History of the Art of Orissa (C Fabri, 1974) Preview Download
Odishan Temple Architecture (BK Rath, 2013) [3.5mb] 11 pp. – – Download
Buddhist Heritage of Odisha (SK Patnaik, 2012) Preview Download
The Study of Silpa Sastras (RP Das, 2005) – – Open
ଓଡ଼ିଶୀ ନୃତ୍ୟ (ଧୀରେନ୍ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ, ୨୦୦୪) Preview Download