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Foreign Languages
 

DATABASES PERIODICALS
Powerspeak Languages: (Gale) Use this interactive language learning resource to learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Mandarin, and ESL (for Spanish and Mandarin speakers).
 
Credo Reference - Bilinguals: Includes dictionaries for French, Latin, Spanish, German, French, Italian, and more.
 
Oxford Reference Online - Bilingual Dictionaries: Includes dictionaries for German, Spanish, French, Italian, Welsh, and more.
 
Films on Demand - World Languages: Includes videos on and in Chinese, Spanish, French, and German.
 
VAST - Academic Video Online: Streaming films including studies of languages, cultures, and literary traditions— including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Japanese and more.
Find Journals on or in Foreign Languages.
 
Search by journal name:
  • anales de literature hispanoamericano
  • cinco dias
  • droit de l'environement
  • figaro
  • spiegel
NEWS REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
Deutsche Presse: Search LexisNexis Academic for German language news.
 
Latina American news: Search LexisNexis Academic for Latin American news in Spanish.
 
Spanish language news: Search LexisNexis Academic for news in Spanish.
 
Toute la presse - Francaise: Search French language news sources in LexisNexis Academic.
 
Business French Dictionary, French-English English-French, 1995. Credo ebook.
 
Business Spanish Dictionary, Spanish-English English-Spanish, 1998. Credo ebook.
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary, 2005. Credo ebook.
 
Schaum's Outlines: German Vocabulary (2010), EBSCO ebook.
 
Schaum's Outline of French Grammar (2009), EBSCO ebook.
 
Student Grammar of Spanish (2006), EBSCO ebook.

Webster's New World 757+ Spanish Verbs (2004), EBSCO ebook.
WEBSITES
General
 
BBC Languages: “A bit at a time, in your own time,” learn French, Spanish, German, Italian, and other languages here.
 
LangMedia: Video clips of people from different countries speaking the country's language. Much is freely available (though some is not). See German in Germany, the French Index Combined or the Spanish Index Combined for examples. VIDEOS.
 
Omniglot: a Guide to Writing Systems: A guide to alphabets and syllabaries.
 
Electronic Text Collections in Western European Literature: Lists Internet sources for literary texts in Western European Languages other than English.
 
NOTE: see the Dictionaries page for links to more Foreign Language dictionaries online.
 
Spanish
 
Biblioteca Digital Hispanica: Digital library of Spanish culture and history.
 
Diccionarios.com: Offers several online dictionaries: Spanish-English/English-Spanish, as well as German-Spanish and French-Spanish.
 
SciElo: Access the scientific literature of South America (search interface available in Spanish, Portuguese, and English).
French
 
 
French Language at About.com: Resources for students, teachers, & lovers of French.
 
FrenchAssistant.com: Free online French lessons with sound clips. Free registration required.
 
 
Gallica - Bibliotheque Nationale de France: Digital library of French culture and history.
 
LeMonde.fr: French news and entertainment.
 
Persee - Portail de revues en sciences humaines et sociales: Portal to fulltext scholarly journals in French.
 
Tennessee Bob's Famous French Links: Supersite with 10,000 French links.