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Modern Languages   Tags: french, humanities, italian, literature, modern languages, spanish  

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The documents below can help you with research in any subject.  Check out the section on how to Evaluate Web Pages on the library web site as well.


How to Use This Guide


The purpose of this guide is to aid your foreign language study here at Widener University.  Use the above tabs for resources to help find books and articles, as well as print and online reference works related to specific languages.

On the left-hand side of this guide you will find my contact information, a window to send me direct questions via chat or email, and downloadable guides that go into more depth about resources on a given page.

Please let me know what you think using the comments link above.  I am always looking for ways to improve this site!

Finding Language-Specific Fonts

Many characters common to European languages are already available in your computer.  Consult this chart from Vistawide for unicode hexidecimal keyboard shortcuts by  langauge.  This site is a non-commercial, general resource for language learners and enthusiasts. (French, Italian, Spanish)

The British translation firm Kwintessential provides a number of free tools and downloads including Windows fonts for a wide variety of languages.  This link is to a private business and is subject to change. (Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish) has recommended Windows fonts available for download.  Free dictionaires and volunteer translation services are also available.  This is a not-for profit site supported by advertising. Translators will not do your homework!  (Chinese, French, Spanish)

MS Office Online Help has instructions on changing the editing and display languages of Word, as well as finding and installing language packs.


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