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Modern Languages: Subject Resources

Online Dictionaries

Language Learning Centre Catalogue

The LLC Catalogue is a database containing all the publicly-available resources - books, DVDs, CDs - in the LLC, the majority of which are available in the Language Learning Centre. The online catalogue search allows you to find a particular item or set of items matching your criteria (eg Spanish Videos authored by Almodovar).

The catalogue contains thousands of items, representing resources which have been built up in the over three decades of the operation of the LLC.

Culture and Society

Past Exam Papers

Past exam papers are accessible through the Hydra digital repository.  To get access you need to log into the repository.  Two options are available:

  • Go to, click on Sign in in the top bar and enter your campus username and login. There is a link to Examination papers under 'Collections'. 

Finding People

Consulting detective with pipe and magnifying glass

Looking for biographical data?  Rather than trusting to Google or Wikipedia, try the resources below for accurate, bias free information.

 Is the person you are looking for alive or dead?   Try Who's Who and Film Index International for current lives. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography and Who Was Who for past lives.

Help guides

This online tutorial will guide you through the basics of working with journal articles. (note. tutorial not available in Google Chrome)

We also have guides to help you plan your searches and reference what you find:

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