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This guide is intended to help you get started finding resources for researching languages, and linguistics. 

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  • MLA (Modern Language Association)  Icon
    References for articles from professional journals in modern languages and literatures. For 299 of these journal titles, full text is available.
  • JSTOR  Icon
    A full-image collection of retrospective issues from scholarly journals of prime importance in their fields. Subject coverage includes mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, economics, history, literature, population studies, and sociology (from the Arts & Sciences I Collection)
  • Academic OneFile  Icon
    Academic Onefile contains articles from 8,000 academic journals, the majority in full-text; hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC; and full-text New York Times content to 1995.
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon
    A general-interest academic database which features full text for over 2,300 scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals as well as abstracts and indexing for many additional titles.
  • Credo Reference  Icon
    Credo Reference service features full-text, aggregated content from more than 260 reference titles from 55 publishers, with nearly three million entries covering every major subject. Content includes encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, and subject-specific works. Additional key features include customizable, dynamic data tables; tens of thousands of images; audio pronunciation files; over 90,000 atlas images of places and geographic features
  • Films on Demand  Icon
    Searchable database of digitized films. Click on "Humanities and Social Sciences" to see a list of films by language, on the bottom, right-side of the screen.

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These books can be found in the Reference Department on the first floor of Maxwell Library.

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