Databases for Languages and Linguistics

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CMMC offers cover-to-cover (core) indexing and abstracts for more than 620 journals (over 500 in full text), and selected coverage of nearly 200 more.
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences, drawing from over 1,500 serials publications.
Indexes journal articles, books, and other resources on folklore, languages, linguistics, and literature.
Provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels, to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language (choose from over 110 languages).
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Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals over a wide array of academic disciplines.
Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.
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Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
A consortium-based service that provides access to North America's largest collection of digitized French resources.
Journal database covering art, architecture, design, history, philosopy, music, literature, theater, and more.
Indexes scholarly journals and books in the communications-related disciplines.
Provides full text access for more than 1,800 journals covering all levels of education, as well as indexing and abstracts for thousands more.
Index of scholarly works in the education fields; sources include journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books.
Comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages; currently contains over 7,000 profiles.
Core scholarly journals (especially back issues), ebooks, and images from a range of disciplines, with full-text searching and DRM-free downloads.
Written in French, Le Monde provides day-to-day news coverage of French, European, and international issues and events affecting politics, society, business, and culture.
Full-text access to over 250 journals and other sources covering all aspects of linguistics.
Journal articles, reports, and government studies about English language instruction.
Provides full text access to over 335 journals, and indexing for 200 more, in the humanities and social sciences.
Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines, providing abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications.
Leading Hispanic newspapers, news wires, websites and blogs in full text from U.S. publishers in both Spanish and English.