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Foreign Languages & Literature

This is a guide to resources useful for the study of Foreign Languages and Literature

Welcome to the general Chinese page! Below you'll find links to Chinese databases where you can find journal articles on Chinese topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Chinese topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Chinese Databases at the USMA Library

Below you will find quick links to some of the most commonly accessed resources, you can always access the entire list of Foreign Language Databases here

If you are looking for Films in Chinese, check out

To read recent news articles or magazines in Chinese, check out

If you are doing research in Chinese, check out

Chinese Web Resources

These resources are outside of USMA, but they still contain valuable information. They can be helpful when researching or practicing in Chinese.

Research Resources:

Practice Resources:

Practice Reading Comprehension:

West Point Center for Oral History: Chinese Resources:

Please note that the resources listed in this section are hosted by groups separate from the USMA Library. The USMA Library can NOT guarantee access or resolve connection issues to these resources.

Chinese Books in the USMA Library 

Browse the shelves, head up to the south east side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PL." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PL1001-3208                                            Chinese language and literature
  • PL1001-1960                                            Chinese language
  • PL2250-3208                                            Chinese literature
  • PL2250-2443                                            History and criticism
  • PL2450-2659                                            Collections
  • PL2661-2979                                            Individual authors and works
  • PL3030-3208                                            Provincial, local, colonial, etc.
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