Landman Library

Subject Guide: Modern Languages

Subject Specific Databases

Academic Search PremierSome full-text, 1970s – present. More than 4,500 journals on all different subjects: psychology, business, education, chemistry, and more. 

FirstSearch. Some full-text. Journal articles and various media from several interdisciplinary databases on the humanities, medicine, literature and education.

JSTOR. Full-text, 1800s to 2005. Articles from a range of subject areas, including language and literature, philosophy, African American studies, and classical studies.

LexisNexis. full text, 1980s - present. Lexis Nexis provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Some of this information includes:

  • National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.
  • U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information.
  • Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789.
  • Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.

OMNISelect. Full-text, 1980s - present. Contains all the same journals as Wilson Select Plus, but with a different search interface. 2,700 journals from many fields, including: business, education, social sciences, science.

Reference Books for Modern Language

Oxford Spanish DictionaryReference PC4640 .O94 2003

Oxford French Dictionary. Reference PC2640 .O83 1997

Oxford Italian Dictionary. Reference PC1640 .O95 2001

Oxford German Dictionary. ReferencePF3640 .O94 2001

Oxford Beginners Japanese Dictionary. Reference PL679 .O93 2006

A pocket dictionary of the spoken Arabic of Cairo. Reference PJ6799 .C3 S7 2004

Culture and Country Srudies

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Explore the International Business Page. There you will find links to resources that provide information about the political and social traditions countries throughout the world.