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Modern Languages & Cultures Subject Guide: Portuguese

Help and guidance on finding resources in your subject area

Lisbon tram  Portuguese Language and Literature resources

Key databases

These databases allow you to quickly search across the global literature and identify publications in your research field.

These collections contain journal articles, books, conference proceedings, reports etc. 

Old books

Newspapers (Current and archives)

A wide range of Modern Language newspapers can be accessed via Nexis UK.

To search for news results in the French language:

  • Click on News
  • In the By Language section, select Portuguese
  • Enter your keywords
  • Click on the Add option to add them to your search
  • Click on the Search icon

To find news articles from a particular newspaper:

  • Click on News
  • In the By Type section, choose Newspapers from the options available
  • Enter your keywords
  • Click on Search
  • Use the refine options ion the left hand side to select the newspaper title you are interested in e.g. Le Monde 
  • You can further refine your results by date, language etc. 

Portuguese language learning websites


Open access e-books

Library Search

Library Search


Video & Audio

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