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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:

Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to language and language learning.

P   Philology. Linguistics

PA Greek and Latin Languages

PB Modern Languages. Celtic Language.

PC  Romance Languages

PD Germanic and Scandinavian Languages

PE  English Language

PF West Germanic Languages

PG  Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Languages

PH  Uralic and Basque Language

PJ  Oriental Languages

PK  Oriental Languages

PL  Eastern Asia, African, Oceania Language

PM  Indian