World Languages and Cultures Databases & Descriptions

World Languages and Cultures Research Guide

Alexander Street Press Vast Collection

VAST is a package of video collections, accessible through the new Academic Video Online cross-search.

ClasePeriodica

Clase and Periodica indexes Latin American journals in the fields of humanities, social sciences, science, and technology. Coverage includes over 2600 scholarly journals published in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English.   

Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a full-text online reference service. The collection includes over three million entries from hundreds of well-regarded titles from some of world's the best reference publishers. Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.

Lexis-Nexis

Provides access to journals, magazines, and newspapers in full text format. The subject areas covered are news, business, law, health, and reference. This database is updated daily, and sources can be searched for the last five or ten years, and in some cases back 30 plus years to provide bibliographic records. This database contains over 5200 sources.

MLA International Bibliography

The MLA International Bibliography provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is compiled by the staff of the MLA Office of Bibliographic Information Services with the cooperation of more than 100 contributing bibliographers in the United States and abroad. The MLA International Bibliography annually indexes over 66,000 books and articles.
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