Modern Languages

This guide provides resources for students and faculty conducting research in Modern Languages, including, but not limited to: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

Library Research Guide


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Welcome to the Libraries' Modern Languages Guide! This guide is designed to help you learn how to use K-State Libraries' many resources for your classes and research in Modern Languages. 

If this guide does not have the information you are looking for, don't hesitate to Ask A Librarian for help any time during the Libraries' service hours or contact Sara K. Kearns (contact information in box on this page.)

Visit K-State Libraries' Frequently Asked Questions.

Best Bets

Quickly start your research by clicking on the links below. Follow topics on the left side of this page for more research tips and sources.

Academic Articles


  • Search It (locate books and materials in K-State Libraries' collection)
  • WorldCat or (locate books and materials published around the world)

Citations & Bibliographies

  • Zotero (citation management software - open access)

Cultural Context

Interlibrary Loan

  • ILLiad (K-State Libraries' interlibrary loan system)

Language Tutorials

Linguistics and Language Acquisition

Literary Criticism