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UNCG Languages, Literatures and Cultures

The web site for the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department at UNCG. Includes course information and "language links" to German, Russian and Japanese resources.

On Being a Reference Librarian

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This guide will help you find resources related to the study of German, Russian, Japanese and Chinese languages, literatures and cultures. If you have any questions, please use our library's Ask Us! service, or contact me personally. Please use the tabs above to find the type of resource you need.

This page focuses on resources to find articles dealing with foreign languages and literatures.

The Finding Books tab takes you to our library catalog, and the WorldCat database of library holdings worldwide.

The E-Encyclopedias tab links to online dictionaries and encyclopedias.

The MLA Style  tab will show you how to organize and format your reference list according to the rules of the Modern Language Association

Finding articles

These are the resources to use when looking for articles

Most Important Resource

MLA International Bibliography (Language and Literature)

  • The definitive database for research in modern language and literature.
  • Indexes articles, dissertations and essays in the fields of literature, linguistics, and folklore.
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Academic Search Complete

  • Our largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary, full text database.
  • Abstracts and indexes over 13,000 journals.
  • Provides the full text of nearly 9,000 journals (over 7,700 of those are peer-reviewed).
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Humanities & Social Science Retrospective (1907-1984)

  • Covers hundreds of English-language journals in the humanities, including articles on Germanic and Slavic literatures and languages.
  • Indexes articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries and bibliographies on television and motion pictures.
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My Profile

Mark Schumacher
Phone: (336) 334-3215

151 Jackson Library