Multimedia Library

The REEEC Multimedia Resource Library is intended to assist university faculty and K-12 teachers who are interested in incorporating cinematic and other multimedia materials into their courses and studies. The Center’s policy is to provide access to its collection free of charge to the following: University of Illinois faculty, graduate students, registered student organizations, K-12 instructors and university/college faculty across the United States. In general, first priority is given to University of Illinois faculty teaching Russian, East European, and Eurasian area studies courses. The collection is for educational purposes only. The Center does not lend films to individuals for private viewing. The Center does not lend materials outside the US.

To recommend new resources, please fill out our Suggestions for the Multimedia Library webform.


To request an item, please fill out our Material Request webform. The materials will be sent to you free of charge. The duration of the loan is typically 2-3 weeks, but this varies depending on demand. For additional information, please contact REEEC.


We have a large collection of artifacts from the Russian, East European, and Eurasian region. We can work with you to curate the right collection for your classroom experience and send it to you free of charge. Please fill out this Culture Kit Request webform to request further information.