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Electronic Resources for Italian Studies


Gateways and directories of Internet sources

British Library: Italian Internet Resources
This is a listing of websites on Italy and Italian culture. It includes sections on the country's central and regional government, its libraries, museums and other cultural institutions, and provides access to on-line newspapers and and public access catalogues.

European Film Gateway (project ongoing)

Europeana: gateway to European culture
Includes links to digital images, texts, sounds and videos.

Internet Resources in Italian
Maintained by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge.

Italian Links
Compiled by the Sussex Language Institute, University of Sussex.

Italy Guide
Created by the Cooperativa Sociale "Il Sogno".


Research training and online tutorials

Citing References Tutorial (INSRV)

Internet Detective

Internet for Modern Languages (Virtual Learning Suite)

PORT (Postgraduate Online Research Training)
Also includes a section on Italian online resources.


Library catalogues

COPAC is a combined catalogue which provides access to the catalogues of 24 major university research libraries in the UK and Ireland, and the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, and the National Library of Wales catalogues.

Homepage of the Association of Italian libraries. Provides links to library catalogues etc.

Biblioteca nazionale centrale Firenze

Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Roma

Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venezia

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Electronic books

Biblioteca di Babele

Biblioteca Italiana Telematica

Liber Liber


Societies and organisations

Governo Italiano
Official website of the Italian Government.

Italian Consulate in London

Italian Cultural Institute
The Italian Cultural Institute is the official Italian government agency for the promotion of cultural exchanges between Great Britain and Italy.

Italian Embassy in London

Modern Language Association

Presidenza della Repubblica
Contains details about the national flag, emblems etc. and the constitution.

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Newspapers, TV and film

Archivio Luce

Mediatime - Quotidiani
Links to various major Italian newspapers available online.

Corriere Della Sera

ICON (International Coalition on Newspapers)

Il Manifesto

La Repubblica

La Stampa

RAI: Radio Televisione Italiana


Dictionaries and Italian language materials
Free, very basic, bilingual online dictionary.

Oxford Reference Online - Bilingual Dictionaries
Our subscription includes access to The Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary.

Verbix - Italian
Online verb conjugator.


Italian search engines

ABC Italy