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Modern Languages Subject Guide

  • Language research usually requires consulting dictionaries and other books
  • Call numbers for books covering language will start with P and PA through PM
  • Specific topics in linguistics can be found in journal articles
  • See also:  Literature Subject Guide 


Search Databases by subject or topic to find scholarly articles and other information appropriate for your assignments.


The Library Catalog, EZ-Borrow, and ILLiad are your gateways to the books (videos, DVDs, CDs, etc.) you need for your research.


There are many websites relevant to Modern Languages. The library uses to track and organize websites. If you want to share a website relevant to an assignment with Ship students, please tag it in with: ShipLibrary, EnglishGuide, [and the relevant course number, e.g. eng106].