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Language and Culture

Your guide to resources that support Spanish and French majors/minors as well as classes in Asian languages and Arabic

Language Majors & Minors at MSMU

This guide has been developed for students studying language and culture at MSMU. The guide assists students in navigating our research resources to locate scholarly and informational materials for papers and other projects.


  • Spanish/Latin American Studies with Emphasis in Translation, Chicano Studies or Journalism
  • French/Francophone Studies with International Emphasis


  • Spanish
  • French
  • Asian Studies
  • Cultural Studies

Japanese, Korean, Arabic, and Chinese classes are also taught.

World Languages Database

Translation & Dictionaries

Trouble Logging In From Off-Campus?

When accessing the databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your MSMU credentials. If there is a problem with the login screen, please contact us at

If you have questions about resetting your password, please use the Password Management Application (AMP) or contact the MSMU IT HelpDesk.


Logging In for Database Access


To access the databases, journal articles, and eBooks, you will be prompted to log in with your MSMU credentials. Sorry, we cannot offer off-campus database access to alums. 


You must be registered as a library user, and have a library barcode on your Campus ID to check out books.
To register as a library user, you must be a currently enrolled MSMU student, faculty or staff member.

To register, visit the MSMU library on either campus and fill out and return the patron registration form or fill out the library card application form below.

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