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World Languages Research: World Languages Research


The SHS library has many resources available to support your research of countries and cultures:

Relevant Academic Databases:

  • Culturegrams - your go to resource for learning about customs and general country information
  • Biography in Context - a good starting point when you need to gather information about a person
  • Virtual Reference e-books - specific resources related to countries and world cultures

Passwords/Database Access Information

Print Books

Current Events - suggestions  on how to find news written in different languages

Google Arts and Culture - a digital platform that provides access to museums and other digitized collections around the world

Find thousands of images available for educational re-use in our ImageQuest database. 

Germany. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Accessed 11 Feb 2019.