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Classics and Modern Languages and Literatures

See the Modern Language and Classics Dept. homepage for a description of Siena's program. 

GENERAL

Dictionaries, Grammar

Oxford English Dictionary
YourDictionary.com: The Last Word in Words
 

Metasites 

I Love Languages Index
Association of College & Research Libraries, Western European Studies Section's WESS Web
The ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Harvard University Library's Inter Libros: Research Guide for Classics & Medieval Studies. 
Ethnologue-Catalog and classification index of the world's scattered languages
BBC--Languages


Specialized Sites

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Foreign Language News and Newspapers
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection"Provides electronic access to approximately 4,000 maps for all regions of the world. Maps cover mostly the 19th and 20th centuries though some represent time periods as far back as 980 C.E."


CLASSICS STUDIES

Dictionaries, Grammar

University of Notre Dame Archives' Latin Dictionary & Grammar Aid 

 

Metasites

Classics and Medieval History
Electronic Resources for Classicists
Harvard University's Inter Libros: Research Guide for Classics & Medieval Studies
Nestor: Bibliography of Aegean and Related Areas
The Perseus Project
University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on Classical Studies
Stanford University Libraries' Classics: Electronic Resources Elsewhere
Princeton University's Hellenic Studies Web Resources
Association of College & Research Libraries' WESS Classics Studies Web 

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Metasites

Center for Applied Linguistics' American Sign Language
 

CELTIC

Metasites

Harvard University's Celtic Languages & Literatures: Library Resources for Students, Faculty, and Researchers. 6: Web Resources
 

FRENCH

Metasites

University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on French Language & Literature
Stanford University Libraries' French & Italian Studies Online Resources 

GERMAN

Metasites

University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on German Language & Literature
Stanford University Libraries' Germanic Collections
Princeton University's German Web Resources
Association of College & Research Libraries' WESS German Studies Web 
Harvard University Library's Germanic Resources Web

GREEK (Modern)

Metasites

University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on Modern Greece
Princeton University's Hellenic Studies Web Resources

ITALIAN

Metasites

University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on Italian Language, Literature, & Culture
Stanford University Libraries' French & Italian Studies Online Resources 
Association of College & Research Libraries' WESS Italian Studies Web
  

KLINGON

Metasites

The Klingon Language Institute 

RUSSIAN

Metasites

The University of Pittsburgh's REESWeb: The World Wide Web Virtual Library for Russian & East European Studies.
University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on Slavic & East European Studies 
Stanford University Libraries' Slavic & Eastern European Studies
"Fundamental Digital Library" Foundation's Russian Literature & Folklore.
"A full-text digital resource that accumulates information in text, audio, visual, and other forms on 11th-20th-century Russian literature, Russian folklore, and the history of Russian literary scholarship and folklore studies. FEB-web combines an exhaustive collection of primary texts with all the essential secondary literature and bibliographical works you need to do research on a given author, genre, or work..." 

Specialized Sites

American Association of Slavic & Eastern European Languages' AATSEEL Fonts and Keyboard Drivers – a list of downloadable fonts and keyboard drivers.

Catalogs of Specific Libraries with Important Slavic Collections:
University of California--Berkley 
Harvard University 
Yale University 
University of Illinois--Urbana-Champagne 
University of Chicago
University of Michigan 

SPANISH

Dictionaries, Grammar

Centro Virtual Cervantes' Archivo Gramatical de la Lengua Española. Spanish Dictionary Includes grammatical categories 
Diccionarios.com Includes Spanish-English, Spanish-French, Spanish-Italian dictionaries, a Spanish monolingual dictionary, and a Catalan monolingual dictionary.

Metasites

University of Michigan Hatcher Graduate Library's Resources on Spanish Language & Litearature.
Stanford University Libraries' Latin American & Iberian Collections Internet Resources
Association of College & Research Libraries' WESS Iberian Studies Web
The Library of Congress's Hispanic Reading Room
Lanic: Latin American Network Information Center from the University of Texas 
New Mexico State University – Las Cruces Library's Internet Resources for Latin America
Chicano/Latino Net 
Libro: The Library of Iberian Resources Online 
 

Specialized Sites

The University of California – Berkeley's Philobiblon "...a bio-bibliographical database of early texts produced on the Iberian peninsula."
Texas A & M University Center for the Study of Digital Libraries' Cervantes Project "... composed of the Cervantes International Bibliography Online (CIBO), the Cervantes Digital Library which are electronic editions of Cervantes' complete works) and the Cervantes Digital Archive of Images (CDAI)."
 

Libraries and Research Centers

Center for Mexican American Studies (University of Texas at Austin)
Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños ( Hunter College, CUNY)
Chicano Studies Research Center Library (UCLA)
Dominican Studies Institute (City College of New York)
Institute for Cuban & Cuban American Studies (University of Miami)
Institute of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies (University of Connecticut)
Inter-University Program for Latino Research
Julián Samora Research Institute (Michigan State University)
Tomás Rivera Policy Institute ( University of Southern California)
 

Databases

A list of Siena College databases relevant to Classics and  Modern Languages 

Modern Language Journals

Use when you have a citation and want to know if Siena has the journal.

Siena's print and electronic journals for Classics and Modern Languages

Remember to check CYRIL, the Siena Library catalog, for other resources.