It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
This page contains resources that will be useful for multiple disciplines within Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The links in this box provide a quick starting point for research, translation, and language learning. Additional resources can be found in the boxes below, and in the tabs for each specific language taught at Susquehanna.
Lexilogos: Select a language, enter the word you want to search, and then choose a dictionary to search. Or you can link directly to pages for interactive on-line dictionaries or scanned copies of older dictionaries.
MLA Style - Quick Reference: this page is maintained by the Blough-Weis Library. It includes examples of citations and bibliographic entries for the most common types of scholarly materials.
OWL Purdue - MLA Formatting and Style Guide: The Online Writing Lab at Purdue has been maintaining this page for 25 years, and it's the most thorough and reliable reference to citations and bibliographies available.
MLA Handbook, 8th edition (2016): For when you want the definitive source. There are copies on reserve at the circulation desk on the first floor as well as in the Reference area in the compact shelving on the lower level, call number LB 2369 .M52 2016.
This box doesn't really Library Search, but it covers the library catalog and many of the general databases to which the library subscribes. The results may include books, e-books, articles, reviews, and patents.
Search just for Books and E-books owned by Blough-Weis library:
Or browse the shelves: books on modern languages and literatures are located in the 'P' section.
English & Old English
Germanic languages; German
Romance languages; French
Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
Spanish & Portuguese
Italic languages; Latin
Hellenic languages; Classical Greek
Do you have a citation for a scholarly journal article, but don't know if we have a subscription? Search Journal Titles here to see if we have access on-line or in print:
Single entry point for multiple databases created by United Nations entities. Maintained by the Development Data Section of the Development Data and Outreach Branch within the Statistics Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) of the UN Secretariat.
The UN's annual compilation of statistics and indicators worldwide, covering communication, crime, development assistance, education, energy, environment, finance, gender, health, international tourism, international trade, labour market, national accounts, population and migration, price and production indices and science and technology. Free download of issues from 2006-2019 available.
Best databases for language and literature research:
This link searches multiple databases, selected based on their relevance to language- and literature-related research topics. It includes the MLA International Bibliography as well as databases focused on history, humanities, social science, and general literature. It will return much broader and less-focused results than a search in the MLA database alone. To remove, add, or change databases, select "Choose Databases" above the search boxes.
Academic Search Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete
eBook Academic Collection
eBook Community College Collection
eBook History Collection
eBook Public Library Collection
eBook Religion Collection
eBook University Press Collection
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Humanities Full Text
MLA Directory of Periodicals
MLA International Bibliography
OmniFile Full Text Mega
Readers’ Guide Full Text Mega
Readers’ Guide Retrospective
Social Sciences Full Text
SocINDEX with Full Text
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Gale Academic OneFile Select provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.
Use the search box at the top of the page or browse by subject area.
Full text database of over 300 scholarly periodicals in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Access is also available in Electronic Collections Online via First Search.
Gale OneFile: News provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.
Librarian for Languages, Literatures, and Cultures