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Translations: Search databases

Library Guide

Journal Databases

To find original titles of translations, search relevant databases by a known English or other language translated title. Typically, the Descriptors/Subjects (controlled vocabulary) for criticisms of individual works provide the titles in the original language.

  • Search Example using the MLA International Bibliography Database:

    • Use the Advanced Search Function to search "Brothers Karamazov"
    • Find relevant search result
    • Click the title of the result to open the record
    • Scroll down to "National Literature Classification" section and locate the original title of work
    • National Literature Classification Record for "Brothers Karamazov:"