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Find Materials in Languages Other Than English: Articles: MLA Bibliography

Tips for finding research materials in languages other than English.

MLA International Bibliography

Keyword: English or not?

When searching the MLA Bibiography, generally DO NOT use keywords in the target language, because MLA's indexing is in English-only.

The exception is for the title of a work of literature in its original language.

Language Limits in MLA

MLA covers material in many languages. If you want to limit your search to materials written in a particular language, go to the Advanced Search screen, scroll down, and look for the Language limits.

Screenshot of MLA Advanced Search page showing search limits, including Language.