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1 Online resources for the modern languages researcher Shoshannah Holdom shoshannah.holdom@oucs.ox.ac.uk http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/

2 Beginning research and locating material Increasingly, material is available online But how do you find it? Google? There are alternatives! – Your institution’s library website – Online bibliographical databases – Intute: Arts and Humanities http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/ http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/

3 What are electronic and Internet resources? Electronic journals Bibliographies Project/Organisation websites Collections of texts/online libraries Images banks Datasets Multimedia resources Gateways And much more…!

4 Why use Intute? Issues of trust, quality and research skills Human beings not robots Relevance

5 Scoping your field Research in progress: check AHRC projects in Intute. Check http://www.languagesresearch.ac.uk/http://www.languagesresearch.ac.uk/ Join discussion lists: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/ http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/ Lowlands-L http://www.lowlands-l.net/http://www.lowlands-l.net/ Francofil http://www.bristol.ac.uk/francofil/http://www.bristol.ac.uk/francofil/ Iberia http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/iberia.htmlhttp://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/iberia.html H-LatAm http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~latam/http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~latam/ The Linguist List http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/linguist/http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/linguist/

6 Locating secondary material Check the Modern Languages Association (MLA) bibliography ZETOC COPAC The European Library http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/ http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/

7 Getting to grips with what’s available Try the Intute Virtual Training Suite for Modern Languages http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/he/tutorial/languages http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/he/tutorial/languages Take a copy of ‘Internet Resources for Modern Languages’

8 The guided tour: digital libraries Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes http://cervantesvirtual.com/ Biblioteca dei Classici Italiani http://www.classicitaliani.it/ Projeto Vercial http://alfarrabio.di.uminho.pt/vercial/programas.htm Sophie http://sophie.byu.edu/ Gallica http://gallica.bnf.fr/ Oxford Text Archive http://ota.ahds.ac.uk/

9 Electronic journals –Project Muse http://muse.jhu.edu/http://muse.jhu.edu/ JSTOR http://www.jstor.org/http://www.jstor.org/ –SciELO http://www.scielo.org/http://www.scielo.org/ –Intute: Arts and Humanities e-journals index http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/ejournals.html http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/ejournals.html DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) http://www.doaj.org/ http://www.doaj.org/ –Espéculo http://www.ucm.es/info/especulo/http://www.ucm.es/info/especulo/ –Equinoxes http://www.brown.edu/Research/Equinoxes/http://www.brown.edu/Research/Equinoxes/ –Glossos http://www.seelrc.org/glossos/http://www.seelrc.org/glossos/

10 Gateways Warwick German Studies Web http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/resources/ Gateway to Corpus Linguistics on the Internet http://www.corpus-linguistics.info/ The Mexican Film Resource Page http://www.wam.umd.edu/~dwilt/mfb.html Culture.fr http://www.culture.fr/http://www.culture.fr/ Internet Guide for Chinese Studies http://www.sino.uni- heidelberg.de/igcs/http://www.sino.uni- heidelberg.de/igcs/ Literature and Culture of Francophone Africa and the Diaspora http://dl.lib.brown.edu/francophone/http://dl.lib.brown.edu/francophone/

11 Cultural resources Magazines, author websites, archives… ClubCultura.com http://www.clubcultura.com/http://www.clubcultura.com/ Eurozine http://www.eurozine.com/http://www.eurozine.com/ AEIOU: das Österreichische Kulturinformationssystem http://www.aeiou.at/ http://www.aeiou.at/ Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata (ANZA) http://www.ansa.it/ http://www.ansa.it/

12 Project and organisation websites Offering working papers, conference proceedings, calls, and more… Axial Writing http://www.swan.ac.uk/german/axial/ WISPS http://www.wisps.org.uk/http://www.wisps.org.uk/ Society for Pirandello Studies http://www.ucd.ie/pirsoc/ International Bande Dessinée Society http://www.shef.ac.uk/ibds/

13 Exhibitions and archives Visual arts and primary documentation accessible online Mexico: from Empire to Revolution http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_resea rch/digitized_collections/mexico/ The Don Quixote Exhibit http://quixote.mse.jhu.edu/ Victor Hugo vu par Rodin http://www.rodinhugo.com/

14 Literary sites Dante Online http://danteonline.it/http://danteonline.it/ Île en île http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/ http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/ The website of Manuel Vázquez Montalbán http://www.vespito.net/mvm/ Ivo Andrić http://www.ivoandric.org.yu/ http://www.ivoandric.org.yu/ Letralia http://www.letralia.com/http://www.letralia.com/ Barcelona Review http://www.barcelonareview.com / http://www.barcelonareview.com /

15 Language sites Offering a variety of resources, texts and articles L’ABC de la langue française http://www.languefrancaise.net/ El castellano: la página del idioma español http://www.elcastellano.org/

16 Linguistics resources Phonetics: the Sounds of Spoken Language http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/ http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/ British National Corpus http://www.natcorp.ox.ac.uk/ CELEX Lexical Database http://www.kun.nl/celex/ COMPARA http://www.linguateca.pt/COMPARA/

17 Practical resources PORT: Postgraduate Online Research Training http://port.igrs.sas.ac.uk/ http://port.igrs.sas.ac.uk/ Prospects http://www.prospects.ac.uk/http://www.prospects.ac.uk/ Jobs.ac.uk http://www.jobs.ac.uk/http://www.jobs.ac.uk/ HERO http://www.hero.ac.uk/http://www.hero.ac.uk/ The UK GRAD Programme http://www.grad.ac.uk/ http://www.grad.ac.uk/

18 That’s it! Thank you for listening. Any questions?


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