Language Databases

Primary Databases

Clase and Periodica
Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities (no fulltext)

Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial | See login information

Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app!

Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! see our How-To Guide for this database

Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

Oxford Reference Online - Bilingual Dictionaries
Fulltext language dictionaries

Oxford Reference Online - Dictionaries & Thesauruses
Fulltext dictionaries & thesauruses

Oxford Reference Online - Linguistics
Fulltext reference books in language, grammar and linguistics

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PowerSpeak Languages
Learn Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and English! Note: We recommend you set up a free PowerSpeak account so you can save your progress. Find out more about Powerspeak

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG)
A digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.

Additional Databases

Directory of Open Access Journals
A database of thousands of scholarly online journals

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory
Critical survey of figures, schools and movements in literary theory

Literature Resource Center
Fulltext access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses


Voices From The Middle
Archives available from 1995-present

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

Foreign Language News and Newspapers
Newspapers available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish

Foreign Language News and Newspapers - French
Includes links to Le Figaro and Le Monde.

Foreign Language News and Newspapers - Spanish

Free online language courses in 35 languages

Opinion Pages
Search for editorials, columns, commentaries from international newspapers

Recorded Sound Reference Center
Archival audio holdings of the Library of Congress: motion pictures, broadcasting, records, etc

Toastmasters International
Valuable resource for public speakers of all types