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Asian and European languages: Getting Started

This guide will help you find resources in a specific languages

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Looking for resources in an Asian or European language taught at UWA?

To find a list of language specific databases for every language taught and studied at UWA use the Find Databases tool . Please note that Linguistics and Translation Studies databases can also be found using the Find Databases tool.


Remember to sign into OneSearch to get more results. 

In Advanced Search, type your search term(s), use the Language drop-down option to select the language you need. 


You can refine your results further by using the Filters on the left hand side panel in the list of results. For example, selecting resource type will allow you to limit your results to books or articles or videos for example.



Do you know that as a student from UWA you are entitled to register as Reciprocal Borrower at all other university libraries in Perth?

If UWA does not hold an item you are interested in, you can search Libraries Australia . If the item is held in one of our local University libraries, click on the Reciprocal Borrowing page below and see how and if you can borrow this item.

Honours and Post-graduate students are eligible to use our inter-library loans and document delivery service, Get It.


Contact for support

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