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Databases for Modern Languages, and Politics and International Relations

Use the databases below to:

  • find references to journal articles
  • keep up to date with the latest publications in your subject

Some databases require your Cardiff University network username and password for off-campus access. These databases are available for all staff and students of Cardiff University but because of licensing restrictions they are not available to external members and visitors.

You can also access databases through Electronic Resources - MetaLib

Database guides are available to help you.

Core databases for specific research areas


Modern Languages

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
Archives Hub - gateway to descriptions of archives in over 80 UK universities and colleges
British Humanities Index
British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC)
Education Media OnLine - database of over 300 hours of films, documentaries and other material
ITER - Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Nexis UK
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Literature Online (LION)
MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
Oxford Reference Online
Sociological Abstracts
Web of Science via Web of Knowledge Service


Politics and International Relations

Centre for Economic Policy Research Discussion Papers
18th Century Official Parliamentary Publications Portal 1688-1834
European Sources Online
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
Nexis UK
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Scholarship Online: Political Science Collection
United Nations Treaty Collection
Web of Science via Web of Knowledge Service


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