Modern Languages

Dictionaries

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Free online bilingual dictionaries - English-Spanish, English-French, English-Italian, Spanish-French, and Spanish-Portuguese.

Language Learning Online

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BBC languages site offering in-depth online courses for a variety of foreign languages including Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Greek -- 40 languages in all.



Recommended Databases (articles, etc.)

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Literature Resource Center offers access to articles from hundreds of journals (many of which are peer-reviewed), biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline. Users can also find full text of many poems and short stories, as well as book reviews of fiction and non-fiction, including children's, young adult, and adult works.

Spanish

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Provides links to Spanish and Latin American writing.
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The Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, Inc. was chartered as a non-profit organization in 1984 to promote and foster greater appreciation for Spain's classical drama in production.
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The National Library of Spain's home page.
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The objectives of this project are to publish the Cervantes International Bibliography Online, and the Anuario Bibliográfico Cervantino in Internet, first studies bibliographies, editions and translations of Cervante´s works; publish electronic editions of the complete work of Cervantes, with multiple search tools; create a digital archive of images about the time and work of Cervantes, to put in service of teaching and investigation.
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A resource that provides information about writers in Argentina.
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Spanish Medieval and Renaissance literature.
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Links to Spanish literature resources

French

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BUBL is a web guide of selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas. BUBL uses the Dewey Decimal Classification system as the primary organisation structure for its catalogue of Internet resources.
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Centre Georges Pomidou de la Bibliothèque publique d'information
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The activities of the Poetry Club in Paris
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Francophone scholars electronic discussion list
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Un recueil de ressources culturelles françaises et francophones, sélectionnées pour leur qualité, pour vous divertir et vous informer.
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The Ph.D. Program in French at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York offers an innovative combination of traditional training in French and Francophone Literatures with highly progressive interdisciplinary curricular options. While specializing in one of the traditional literary periods, our graduate students are offered the possibility of enriching their professional and academic dossier with the option that would best suit their particular interests.
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TennesseeBob's Famous French Links
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List of French resources from the University of California - Santa Barbara

Italian

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BUBL is a web guide of selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas. BUBL uses the Dewey Decimal Classification system as the primary organisation structure for its catalogue of Internet resources.

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Danteworlds is an integrated multimedia journey - combining artistic images, textual commentary, and audio recordings - through the three realms of the afterlife (Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise) presented in Dante's Divine Comedy.

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The ILTweb Digital Dante Project is an online Dante resource combining traditional elements of scholarly research with new communication and digital technology.
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Il Duecento è un archivio che raccoglie testi della poesia italiana antica, del periodo che va dalle origini fino a Dante. Nel corso degli ultimi anni, ho raccolto un grande corpus testuale, probabilmente il più grande archivio del genere, e comunque l'unico disponibile in rete.
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This on-line exhibition presents Renaissance editions of Dante's Divine Comedy from the John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Dante Collection at the University of Notre Dame, together with selected treasures from The Newberry Library.
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List of Italian resources from the University of California - Santa Barbara

Russian

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Links to Russian resources

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THE NLR is the country's oldest state library. Today it stocks more than 32.8 million items, of which 6 million are in foreign languages. One of the world's largest libraries, it possesses the most complete collection of publications in Russian.
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List of resources for the study of Russian literature

German

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An information centre providing services, the ANL offers its visitors access to and advice on its holdings (over seven million objects), as well as links to international databases.
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The Hesse Portal is a door that opens up the most comprehensive online information resource on the person, work and influence of the Nobel Prize Winner.

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Die Deutsche Bibliothek is the central archival library and national bibliographic centre for the Federal Republic of Germany and serves the function of a national library. Its task, unique in Germany, is to collect, permanently archive, comprehensively document and record bibliographically all German and German-language publications from 1913 on and to make them available to the public.
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List of German literature resources from the University of California at Santa Barbara

Linguistics

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The database abstracts and indexes international literature in linguistics and related language sciences. Fields of language study covered by the database include: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. Users can find indexed information for journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations, and working papers.

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The Rosetta digital library is the largest descriptive linguistic resource on the web.

Translations

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The Index Translationum is a list of books translated in the world, i.e. an international bibliography of translations. The database contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States since 1979 and totals more than 1,700,000 entries in all disciplines.

Additional Databases (articles, etc.)

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Access to the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. EBSCO eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction (at Brooklyn College, almost 6,000 titles), and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles. 

EBSCO books are viewable online and may be checked out and viewed or downloaded using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.  The reader is available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/.  The list of compatible devices is available at http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices

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Access to the full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. EBSCO eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction (at Brooklyn College, almost 6,000 titles), and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles. 

EBSCO books are viewable online and may be checked out and viewed or downloaded using the Adobe Digital Editions reader.  The reader is available free at http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/.  The list of compatible devices is available at http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices

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LexisNexis® Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs, including: national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources; U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; Shepard?s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news
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Project Muse offers nearly 200 journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers, covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Project MUSE provides full-text access to a comprehensive selection of humanities and social sciences journals.

Subject Directories

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Authoritative guide to web sites in literature.