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Language & Language Learning

World Language Books

Browse our world language books in the library.  When you enter the stacks, it is the second row on your right.  These books are organized by language and then call number.  They represent books at all different reading levels and are books on language learning as well as books written in world languages.

Finding Books

In Thorndike Library

   Search Thorncat to find books in Thorndike Library.

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Search Tip: Remember to use quotes when searching words as a phrase.  Use the truncation symbol * to broaden your results (ex:  a search on german* yields results that include the words germansgermany, and  germanic).

Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:


at Thorndike Library

Off-campus access is available to current faculty, staff, and students. Contact or 207-801-5665 for the required id/password.

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