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L'Année Philologique
- See: Année Philologique (APh)

Latin America Data Base

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Latin America Database (LADB) produces three weekly electronic publications (SourceMex, NotiCen and NotiSur) and maintains a searchable database of over 24,000 articles drawn from a variety of Latin American news sources and journals.
Latin American Newspapers: Series I & II
- See: World Newspaper Archive

Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)

  • Coverage: 2004 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database is composed of survey data from the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) on democratic public opinion and behavior that covers the Americas (North, Central, South and the Caribbean). Survey results are incorporated into the database as they become available (surveys are conducted every two years), and the collection currently includes the results of over 80,000 interviews in over 25 countries.
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Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama, and Fiction

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains more than 100,000 pages of poetry, fiction, and drama written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latin authors working in the United States. Numerous Chicano folk tales, audio files of selected poems and plays are included. Nearly 800 items (poems, novels, and plays) in the collection have never been published before.
Le Grand Robert
- See: Grand Robert
Le Petit Robert
- See: Petit Robert
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Left Index

  • Coverage: 1982 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 5
This database is a collection of left-leaning literature with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Topics covered include the labor movement, ecology & environment, race & ethnicity, social & cultural theory, sociology, art & aesthetics, philosophy, history, education, law and globalization. Coverage includes more than 507,000 citations and abstracts (with some full-text items) and spans from 1982 (and sometimes earlier) to present. Historically significant publications such as The People and The Class Struggle along with classic texts by Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and others are also covered.
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Legal Collection (EBSCO)

  • Coverage: 1965 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains full text for more than 260 scholarly law journals. Information in the database centers on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world in a number of fields, including criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and others.
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LegalTrac

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Quinney Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
LegalTrac is a legal periodicals index that provides access to more than 1400 major law reviews, legal newspapers (including the Chicago Daily Bulletin, Legal Times, Los Angeles Daily Journal, National Law Journal, New Jersey Law Journal, New York Law Journal, Pennsylvania Law Weekly), specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals.
Legislative Insight
- See: ProQuest Legislative Insight
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Leisure Tourism Database

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database (formerly Leisuretourism.com), compiles data yearly from over 280 serials, reports, conference papers, and books. It covers the social, economic, and environmental aspects of leisure, recreation, sport, tourism and hospitality activities, as well as facilities, products and services.
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LexisNexis Academic

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides full-text documents from over 10,000 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. A number of document types are in the collection, including Federal and state cases and statutes, patents, tax materials, company data, newspapers, journals, magazines, and others.
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Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database is an international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists. It contains abstracts from over 440 periodicals originating in more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. The database is updated every two weeks, with more than 500 records added per update. Subjects covered by the database include information management, information technology, knowledge management, librarianship, libraries and archives, online information retrieval, and more.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

  • Coverage: 1960 - Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database indexes more than 600 periodicals as well as books, research reports, and conference proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and the information industry.
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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)

  • Coverage: 1973 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This collection covers aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Coverage is also given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.
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Literary Encyclopedia

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Literary Encyclopedia covers People, Works, Topics, and Events in literature. Coverage is provided for English, American, Canadian, German and Russian literature as well as increasing coverage of French, Italian, Japanese, Classical Greek, Latin, Hispanic and East European literature. The encyclopedia currently contains over 6500 completed articles, with a total of about 13.5 million words. Around 40 new articles are added to the Encyclopedia every month.
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Literature Resource Center (LRC)

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Literature Research Center contains biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from many time periods and literary disciplines. Coverage is provided for over 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.

LiveMocha

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
THIS DATABASE HAS BEEN CANCELED AS OF JANUARY 15, 2014

LiveMocha is a global online language learning community which combines traditional learning methods, online practice and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. LiveMocha offers units and lessons in 38 different languages with varying levels of advancement, depending on the language. Many of the languages available are taught here at the U, including Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Urdu, and Mandarin Chinese. LiveMocha can be used as a supplement to face-to-face language courses or as a standalone learning tool.

Lynda.com Kiosks

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 3
NOTE: This database is not available through the library website. See below for more information.

Lynda.com provides video tutorials on a variety of advanced software applications. The tutorials range from web design, programming, digital painting, etc. There are over 400 applications with tutorials. This resource will only work on 3 different kiosks located in the Knowledge Commons. They are located on kcpc-40, kcmac-78 and in room 2105.

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