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Databases for Modern Languages


LEARN A LANGUAGE

Mango Languages  (Mango)
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Mango is a database of Foreign Language Courses at both the Basic and Advanced Level. Use Mango Basic courses to quickly learn some basic words and phrases for a business trip or short trip overseas. Mango Complete courses are aimed at students who want to move beyond basic language skills. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish (partial list).


Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
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Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.


Credo Reference
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Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for

DATABASES (in alphabetical order)

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Communication & Mass Media Complete  (EBSCOhost)
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Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. This database originated with the acquisition and subsequent merging of two popular databases in the fields of communication and mass media studies -- CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Communication & Mass Media Complete provides an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in any and all aspects of communication and mass media. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


ERIC  (EBSCOhost)
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ERIC provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. The database contains more than 1,194,000 records and links to more than 100,000 full-text documents from ERIC. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.


Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.


SCOLA World TV Online  (Scola)
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SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 175 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material. World TV Online offers a wide ranging and diverse selection of television programs from around the world through largely geographically designated channels available by satellite and on the Internet. More than 100 countries and regions and more than 100 languages are available. Each channel offers a blend of news, drama, comedy, culture, sports, entertainment, music and children's programming. New countries and languages are frequently added so check the Program Schedule for updates.


WorldCatDissertations  (FirstSearch)
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All dissertations, theses and published material based on theses cataloged by OCLC members, including all subjects.


General Science Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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General Science Full Text covers scientific information from the fields of astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, earth science, environment, genetics, health, mathematics, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, physics, physiology, and zoology. It includes full text from over 80 periodicals and abstracting/indexing of another 280 titles. Coverage is from the present to 1984. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


JSTOR  (JSTOR)
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JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR


Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
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Academic Universe from Lexis Nexis is a news, law, and business information service. Includes up to date news; company and industry news from newspapers, trade journals, and other periodicals; company financial information from Disclosure, Standard & Poor's, and Hoover's; archival SEC filings; and accounting, auditing, and tax literature. User guide for


MLA Bibliography  (EBSCOhost)
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This database is produced by the Modern Language Association and is the most important index for students and scholars of literature. The MLA Bibliography indexes articles from journals worldwide that cover literary criticism and theory, language, linguistics and folklore. MLA Directory of Periodicals User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Newspapers of the World
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Gives access to hundreds of newspapers and news magazines from all continents. Newspapers may be selected by country or by title.


Encyclopædia Britannica online
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Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.


PsycINFO  (EBSCOhost)
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PsycINFO contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Social Science Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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This database covers both the applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Subject areas covered include anthropology, criminal justice, economics, ethics, family & gender studies, geography, international relations, law, political science, psychiatry, psychology, social work, sociology and urban studies. Includes full text from over 200 publications and abstracting/indexing of over 600 publications as far back as 1983. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

BOOKS

Ebook Collection (formerly netLibrary)  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of 8,000 books. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

BOOKS

Ebook Academic Collection  (EBSCOhost)
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This collection of e-texts contains a large selection of multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are nearly 83,000 full-text titles with subject coverage that includes: art, business & economics, education, literary criticism, medicine & nursing, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science and technology. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Ebrary
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Ebrary is a growing collection of electronic books and other documents. At present through the Academic Complete Collection Salve Regina University patrons have access to over 70,000 titles. Included in these titles is a collection of more than 1,050 historical and geopolitical maps of academic interest. More than 180 different academic publishers have contributed material to the Academic Complete Collection. Most titles in the collection have been published within the last two years.
Ebrary includes a rich collection of titles in many subject areas, ranging from Business and Economics, Computers and Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to Law and General Reference, that are not available in any other collection. User guide for

INFORMATION ON COUNTRIES

Going Global - Career and Employment Resource  (Going Global Inc.)
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Going Global career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as:  job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice… and much more! Also an excellent resource for country information and on major U.S. cities.


World Book Online  (World Book)
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Encyclopedias for all ages and in several languages. Site includes World Book Kids, World Book Students and World Book Advanced. Also foreign language encyclopedias such as Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica and L'Encyclopédie Découverte. Also includes specialty subjects such as Living Green and Early Peoples.


World Factbook  (Government)
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.