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Research Guide - Modern Languages

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FRENCH


Electronic Research Databases

Finding Journals

Style Guide

Library of Congress Classification System

Web Sites of Interest



Electronic Research Databases

Academic Search Elite (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus)- provides full text for more than 2,050 publications, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,468 journals in the collection. This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.

MLA International Bibliography (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus)- is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.



Finding Journals

Guide to Periodicals & Periodical Articles. 

Use the Library’s Journals A to Z List to search and find full text within the library’s collection.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals - "Free Full text, quality controlled scholarly journals" in the are of "Languages and Literatures" and "Linguistics."


Style Guide

Visit the ARC - Academic Resource Center for more information on documentation and plagiarism.

Visit Knight Cite, a project of Heckman Library at Calvin College - this is a citation creation tool.

Visit bibme, an online bibliography maker for help with APA, Chicago, or MLA citation styles.

PE1408 .H11 W95 - A Writer's reference / Diana Hacker - Location - Circulation Desk



Library of Congress Classification System – LC Subject


PC 2001-3761 French

PC 2700-(3708) Dialects. Provincialisms

PC 2813-(2898) Old French 

PC 3201-3366 Provencal (Old)

PC 3371-3420.5 Modern patois of South France

PC 3420.8-3495 Langue d'oc dialects

PC 3721-3761 Slang. Argot

PQ French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature

Web Sites of Interest

The ARTFL Reference Collection – "Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language." (Note: some texts are available free – you will see a note "open to public")

ARTFL Project - Morphological Analysis Using the INFL Analyzer – "Allows you to enter one or more French words (lower case only, no punctuation) at the prompt and returns the context-free morphological analysis for each term."

ARTFL Project - Verb Conjugation Using the INFL Analyzer – "Conjugate a verb by selecting the tense and entering the infinitive form of the verb."

Creating French Culture - Treasures from the Bibliotheque nationale de France.

Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication - French government.

WebMuseum, Paris - Le Louvre.


SPANISH   

Electronic Research Databases

Finding Journals

Style Guide

Library of Congress Classification System

Web Sites of Interest



Electronic Research Databases

Academic Search Elite (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - provides full text for more than 2,050 publications, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,468 journals in the collection. This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.

MLA International Bibliography (Link to Database – On-campus/Off-campus) - is an index of journal articles, books and dissertations. Produced by the Modern Language Association, the electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1963 and contains over 1.5 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series and 1,000 book publishers. Coverage is international and subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.

Library of Congress Classification System – LC Subject

PC 4001-4977 Spanish

PQ French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature


Web Sites of Interest

La Pagina del Idioms Espanol

Diccionarios digitales


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