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Modern Languages

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Academic Search Complete

Comprehensive, multidisciplinary database covering social sciences, humanities, education, physical and life sciences, and ethnic studies with access to more than 7,000 peer reviewed journals and over 75,000 videos from the Associated Press.

Gale Literature

Provides online access to Literature Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Something About the Author, and Gale Virtual Reference titles in literature. Resources can be cross-searched simultaneously. Content includes includes biographies, critical essays, reviews, full-text articles, and audio files.

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

This database covers all aspects of the study of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics, including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.

MLA International Bibliography

Produced by the Modern Language Association, this database is an index covering topics in literature, language, linguistics,film, rhetoric and composition, and folklore. Materials indexed include journals, books, working papers, translations, dissertations, websites, and conference proceedings.