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Language Resources

Resources on languages and cultures in the UC Libraries collections

Online videos (UC subscirptions)

You can also search the entire Kanopy collection and limit results by language.

In the UC Libraries collection

If you know the title or director, you can do a TITLE or AUTHOR search. From the drop-down menu next to "Limit all searches to:" instead of "View entire collection" select "Videos, Films, and Slides.)

To search for ALL films in a language, go to the KEYWORD search screen. Type an asterisk (*) in the search box. In the Optional Limits box do to the LANGUAGE box and select the language from the drop-down menu. Then  go to the VIDEOS/DVDs box and select "All" from the drop-down menu. Alternatively, you can select "Videos, Films, and Slides" from the drop-down menu next to "Limit all searches to:" instead of "View entire collection."

To search for ALL films about a country or culture in any language, go to the KEYWORD search screen. Type your term in the search box, for example. JAPANESE. In the Optional Limits box do to the LANGUAGE box and select the language from the drop-down menu. Then  go to the VIDEOS/DVDs box and select "All" from the drop-down menu. Alternatively, you can select "Videos, Films, and Slides" from the drop-down menu next to "Limit all searches to:" instead of "View entire collection."

Please note that this search is broad and may yield some irrelevant results. Also note that it is better to type the name of the language than the country, because otherwise the number of irrelevant results will increase dramatically.

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