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Modern Languages and Literatures: Italian

A guide to resources for research in Modern Languages & Literatures.


Boats parked on a canal in Venice

Want to browse the stacks on the second floor for Italian language and literature materials?

Try these call number ranges:

  • PC1001-1977 Italian Language
  • PQ4001-5999 Italian literature
  • PQ4001-4199.5 History and criticism (Italian Literature)

Photo: Moored boats along a quiet Venetian canal. Courtesy of CIA WorldFact Book.

Other helpful guides

Language Lessons and Grammar Guides

Audio, Images, Videos and more...

Radio, Television, and Newspapers

  • Euronews in Italian: The Italian version of the news channel produced by a consortium of European channels.
  • RadioItalia: Listen to streaming audio and video at this Italian radio station.
  • Italian Newspapers: A collection of Italian language newspapers and magazines available online.

Video Collections

  • Gumberg Library: The library has a collection of foreign language films. You can search the library catalog using the guided search feature in order to limit by language Italian and material type DVD.
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: The Main Library in Oakland as well as some of the branch libraries have an extensive foreign film collections that can be checked out.

Bilingual books?

Looking for bilingual books so that you can practice your reading skills?

Try a search in Google using this search phrase:

Bilingual OR dual language books

You can also throw in a language. For example:

Bilingual OR dual language books Italian AND English

Italian Translation Tools