This guide will serve as a starting point for your research in the field of Modern Languages. When using this guide, you can click on the tabs across the top of the page to enter different areas of the guide. Content of each tab is described below.
Databases - Provide links to databases containing journal articles relevant to the study of language and culture.
Books & E-books - Displays titles about the general study of language.
Websites - Provides links to freely accessible content on the web.
Specific/Additional Resources - University resources available outside of the library are listed here.
Sign Language - Displays sample links for titles and web addresses pertaining to Sign Language
English as a Second Language - Displays sample links for titles and web addresses pertaining to English as a Second Language
Language Specific Tabs - Provides example of resources pertaining to the language, history and culture of a region.
Liberty University's Foreign Language Lab offers assistance to students, faculty, and staff with the following languages: American Sign Language (ASL), French, Spanish, German, Chinese, and English as a Second Language (ESL).
Liberty University’s Online Foreign Language Lab (OFLL) can help you improve your comprehension, writing, listening, and speaking skills in , , or .
The Jerry Falwell Library (with the exception of the Curriculum Library) uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize the collection. Below is a listing of some of the relevant call numbers for Modern Languages. Greater breakdown of subjects will appear on each language page.
P - Philology, Linguistics
PA – Greek and Latin
PB – Modern and Celtic Languages
PC – Romance Languages
PE – English Language
PF – West Germanic Languages
PJ – Oriental and Semitic languages and Literature
PN – Literature
PR – English Literature
PS – American Literature
PT – German, Dutch, Flemish Literature
MLA is the citation style used for individual language research
APA is the citation style used for TESL and ASL.