Language and Cultures

African-American Studies

Databases for African-American studies research from the U.Va. Library


Links to databases on the subject of Chinese from the U.Va. library

Asia Institute

Links to internal and external web resources on Asia and Tibet

South Asia Studies Resources

Resources for research on South Asia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka

English Language and Literature Resources

A guide to researching English language and literature at the University of Virginia Library

East Asia Center

Extensive list of links to on-line resources related to the study of East Asia.


The French Project brings teachers closer to the French language, literature, and contemporary society by offering opportunities to exchange ideas and experiences with other teachers, scholars, and performing artists.

Department of French Language and Literature

Useful links and resources compiled by members of the French department

U.Va. library French research guide

Links to databases on the subject of French


Recommended Web and print resources for language learning and literature research in German

Center for German Studies at U.Va.

German cultural institutions, media and community


Links to databases on the subject of Italian from the U.Va. library.


Links to books, news articles and journals for Japanese studies research from the U.Va. library.

Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Slavic Languages and Literature

Links to databases to research Slavic Languages and Literature from the U.Va. library


Links to databases for Spanish studies research

Middle East Studies

Links to databases for Middle Eastern studies research

The Spanish Project Resources

The Spanish Project offers a variety of programs designed for and by Spanish teachers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

U.Va. Tibet Center

The Center brings together faculty, students, and staff with those at other universities and also other individuals and organizations, to promote a deeper understanding of Tibet's histories, cultures, and peoples, while developing programs that will benefit Tibetan communities.

The Tibetan and Himalayan Library

Publisher of websites, information services, and networking facilities relating to the Tibetan plateau and southern Himalayan regions.

The Arapesh Grammar and Digital Language Archive Project

Recordings, texts, maps and imags related to the Arapesh language

The Samantabhadra Project

A collaborative electronic project centered around the reproduction, analysis, interpretation, and translation of Tibetan literature in the Nyingma tradition.