Foreign Languages

Subject Guide for Foreign Languages

INFOhio Databases: 

Academic Search Premier (journal articles)

Biography Reference Bank (full-text biographical articles)

Digital Video Collection (streaming curriculum and instructional videos, many with accompanying teacher guides)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Spanish-language encyclopedia designed for Spanish-speaking students and Spanish language learners, integrates with World Book)

GO! Ask, Act, Achieve (tool that allows students begin the research process, provides resources for note taking, presentations, etc.)

Hispánica Saber: Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica (Spanish-language encyclopedia focusing on Latin America, includes multimedia)

IWonder (suggests websites to assist with homework and research, tied to Ohio’s Learning Standards)

L'Encyclopédie Découverte (French-language encyclopedia designed for French-speaking students and French language learners, integrates with World Book)

Oxford Research Encyclopedias (access to full text encyclopedias covering science, technology, economics, education, public health, medicine, history, religion, languages, literature, politics, etc.)

Transparent Language Online (web-based language learning platform, includes activities for over 100 languages)

Very Short Introductions (full text introductions and overviews for multiple topics in the arts, humanities, law, health and medicine, science, mathematics, social sciences, as well as dictionaries and reference books)

World Book Advanced (online encyclopedia featuring articles, primary sources, ebooks, videos, and activities)

World Book Student (online encyclopedia featuring articles, primary sources, ebooks, videos, and activities, features sections on current events and biographies)

World Book Timelines (allows students to open and create timelines in multiple subject areas, including the social sciences, literature, the arts, biographies, and science and technology)

Other Libraries:

Cleveland Public Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library

Websites: (Great Books Online)


Google Books

Google Scholar

Internet Archive (includes multiple collections, including the Wayback Machine, TV News Archive, and The Great 78 Project)

Open Culture

PBS Learning Media

Project Gutenberg (public domain ebooks)