Resources for Modern Languages

Resources for Modern Languages

Click on the tabs below to explore our resources:


Printed materials

The main collection of books, journals and other printed materials for Modern Languages can be found in the Hugh Owen Library on Level F (top floor):

Shelf Location Key subject areas
P Philology & linguistics; language in general
PC Romance Languages
PC 1001-1977 Italian
PC 2001-3761 French
PC 4001-4977 Spanish
PC 5001-5498 Portuguese
PD Germanic Languages
PF Teutonic Languages
PG Slavic & Russian languages & literature
PN Literature in general
PQ Romance Literature
PT German & Scandinavian literature
Z Printed bibliographies

Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources

N.B. If you are visiting these resources off campus, follow the advice in this FAQ first.

Search for individual e-books and e-journals by name or subject in Primo the library catalogue

You can also browse the e-journals separately

Try dipping into this list of online information resources to get a feel for what's available

I have chosen some and added a few freely-available websites here that you may find useful in your studies:

Extras:

Reference:

Search for journal articles:

Digitised content from the past:

Newspapers past and present

Other catalogues:

Information Skills

Information Skills

See our Information Skills pages for information on:

  • finding printed materials in the library
  • finding and evaluating electronic information
  • keeping up to date in your subject of study
  • effective study and bibliographic referencing
  • library induction and skills training

There are also useful online tutorials for your subject covering key online information skills - try the tutorials for Modern Languages, and Learning Languages.

Collections

Collections

The University's collections contain a wide range of materials, including theses and past papers. You can find details of all our collections here.

Services for academic staff

Services for academic staff

Your subject librarian can provide skills training for students and staff, resource evaluation and more. For full details see this page.