Resources for research and reading in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish
Last Updated: Oct 5, 2012
Find resources for the study of foreign languages
- Books and E-books
- Online Language Lessons
- News Feeds
- Peer-reviewed Journals
- Feature Films (DVD)
Library of Congress Map Collection
- American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages is a national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction throughout the U.S.
- Western European Studies Section (WESS)
The Western European Studies Section (WESS) represents librarians and others who specialize or are otherwise professionally involved in the acquisition, organization, and use of information sources originating in or related to Western European countries. Our aim is to promote the improvement of library services supporting study and research in Western European affairs from ancient times to the present.
- Modern Language Association of America
Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy. For over a hundred years, members have worked to strengthen the study and teaching of language and literature.
- American Translators Association
The mission of ATA is to benefit translators and interpreters by promoting recognition of their societal and commercial value, facilitating communication among all its members, establishing standards of competence and ethics, and educating both its members and the public.
The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) is one of the U.S. Department of Education's Title VI National Language Resource Centers, whose role is to improve the nation's capacity to teach and learn foreign languages.
- Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) fosters mutual understanding, develops global leaders, and protects academic freedom worldwide through educational exchange and training programs that advance the vision of Opening Minds to the World®.
- Joint National Committee for Languages
The mission of the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (NCLIS) is that the member organizations of JNCL-NCLIS are united in their belief that all Americans must have the opportunity to learn and use English and at least one other language.
- Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)
LARC, a San Diego State University-housed program sponsored by the San Diego State University Research Foundation (SDSURF), is one of fifteen Department of Education Title VI funded Language Resource Centers (LRCs).
- Center for Applied Linguistics
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) aims to promote and improve the teaching and learning of languages, identify and solve problems related to language and culture, and serve as a resource for information about language and culture.
- Linguistic Society of America (LSA)
The Linguistic Society of America (LSA) was founded in 1924 to advance the scientific study of language. LSA plays a critical role in supporting and disseminating linguistic scholarship both to professional linguists and to the general public.
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