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Modern Languages: Intro & Books

Research help in the area of languages.

Dept of Modern Lanuages

Check out the MC Dept of Modern Languages web page for information like course requirements and degree plans.

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Welcome!  This guide is intended to be a starting point for your research on Modern Languages topics. Use the tabs across the top of the page to navigate through the different sections of this guide.  Included are recommended databases, journals, reference tools, and websites.

Browse Library Shelves

The Leland Speed library collection is cataloged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.  The general collection is located on the basement level floor. 

Dewey Subject Guide:

400 - Language
410 - Linguistics
420 - English & Old English (Anglo Saxon)
430 - Germanic Languages
440 - Romance Languages
450 - Italian, Sardinian, Romanian, etc.
460 - Spanish & Portuguese Language
470 - Latin & Italic Languages
480 - Hellenic Languages Classical Greek
490 - Other Languages
830 - Literatures of Germanic languages
840 - Literatures of Romance languages
850 - Italian, Romanian, Rhaeto-Romanic
860 - Spanish & Portuguese literatures
870 - Italic literatures, i.e., Latin
880 - Hellenic literatures, i.e., Classical Greek
890 - Literatures of other languages

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