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Modern Languages

A guide to modern languages resources at UMSL Libraries and on the web.


This page offers introductory resources and search tip reminders for students in SPANISH 2190 working on their expository essay.

For additional details about searching for books and articles, please visit the tabs along the left side of this guide. You are welcome to contact the library at any time with questions!


Summon will search across UMSL's print materials and most of our online databases.  It is a great tool to start your research, though we recommend also following up with databases relevant to your research topic.

Please feel free to contact the library with questions about using Summon!  You can also access the search bar from the library home page.


Search Summon for articles, books, and more!





The following list offers suggestions for databases or websites to get started with your research.  Depending on your topic, you may find it helpful to explore additional databases offered by the the library.  For other options, explore the full list of UMSL's databases.