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Foreign Language Literatures

Literature, Film, Couse Assignments in Languages

In-Library Locations

Materials on French history and culture can be found on the fourth floor of the library and materials on French language and literature can be found on the third floor of the library, in the following call number ranges. 

Third Floor PQ French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese literatures
Fourth Floor DC France, Andorra, and Monaco

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Materials on Spanish history and culture can be found on the fourth floor of the library and materials on Hispanic language and literature can be found on the third floor of the library, in the following call number ranges. 

Fourth Floor DP1-402 History of Spain
Fourth Floor F1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America 
Fourth Floor F1201-1392 Mexico
Fourth Floor F1401-1419 Latin America (General) 
Fourth Floor F2201-3799 South America
Third Floor PC4001-4977 Spanish

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Materials on German history and culture can be found on the fourth floor of the library and materials on German language and literature can be found on the third floor of the library, in the following call number ranges. 

Fourth Floor DD1-905 History of Germany
Third Floor PF1-5999 West Germanic 
Third Floor PF3001-5999 German
Third Floor PF3801-3991 Old High German 
Third Floor PF3992-4010 Old Saxon 
Third Floor PF4043-4350 Middle High German 
Third Floor PF4501-4596 Early Modern German 
Third Floor PF5000-5951 Dialects. Provincialism, etc.

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Materials on Norwegian history and culture can be found on the fourth floor of the library and materials on Norwegian language and literature can be found on the third floor of the library, in the following call number ranges. 

Fourth Floor DL401-596 Norway
Fourth Floor DL443-537 History
Third Floor PD2501-2999 Norwegian 

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Information on classical languages and linguistics can be found on the third floor of the library in the following call number ranges. 

Third Floor PA1-199 Classical philology
Third Floor PA201-899 Greek philology and language 
Third Floor PA1000-1179 Medieval and modern Greek language
Third Floor PA2001-2915 Latin philology and language

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Library search for books by laguage

When searching for items in another language than English, we have a few tips!

 

 

Use the Advanced Search

Select the Books, Media, and More radio button

  1. On the first line enter a " $ " symbol so the system will detect a null value and perform a search
  2. On the right side of the box select the language you want to search for under language
  3. Click Search
  4. On the left side of the results screen, select CFL 3rd floor stacks under Location
  5. Further limit the results as needed
  • Use filters along the left to narrow the list by other criteria 
  • Enter a subject term or topic you want into the second search bar

General Subject Search Terms:

  • Literature
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Mythology
  • Short Stories
  • Children's Stories
  • Readers
  • Films

Here is an example of a good starting search.