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LANGUAGES: Subject Guide

Resource suggestions and search tips for research in French, Spanish, and German.

In This Guide

"hello" in speech bubbles in several languagesIn this section, you'll find:

 

Books in Raugust Library

Find books, eBooks, and A/V materials in the University of Jamestown's Library. 

Browsing Subjects & Call Numbers

If you are interested in browsing for topics in French (either on the shelf or in the catalog), or would like to browse for inspiration, try looking at Dewey Decimal Call Numbers in the 

  • 430s: German & related languages
  • 440s: French & related languages
  • 460s: Spanish & Portuguese languages
  • 830s: German & related literature
  • 840s: French & related literatures
  • 860s: Spanish & Portuguese literatures

Locations of books

  • New books are located downstairs by the A/V materials
  • Reference books are located downstairs to the left of the circulation desk
  • Book stacks are located upstairs

DVDs in Raugust Library

To find DVDs in other languages (such as foreign film), use Advanced Search in the library catalog.

Change Material Type to "Video/Film" and Language to the language you are looking for. Make sure the radio button for Library Catalog is selected, too! Then, enter a search term.

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eBook Collections @ UJ

In addition to searching the catalog, you can browse ebook collections directly:

Streaming Media

Search these databases for video in other languages, as well as videos on the history, language, and culture of other countries.