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Items in Other Languages

A guide to finding books, articles, videos, and websites written in languages other than English. See also the Modern Languages & Literatures guide.

Quest

The Quest logo -- a capital letter Q wearing a wizard's hatUMW subscribes to more than 200 different databases, each of which contains hundreds of thousands of articles. To find articles, you can either search one database at a time, or you can use a tool called Quest to search many databases at the same time.

In Quest, you can limit your search to items in a particular language by using the language limiter on the Quest Advanced Search page.

Screenshot of language limiter on Quest advanced search page

Individual databases for foreign-language content

Most of the UMW databases focus on English-language content, but UMW does have a few databases that focus on content in other languages.

French:

 

Spanish: