Welcome to the subject guide for Languages. This guide will help you discover how to find the books, journals and other information you need for your work.
The Language collection of books, dictionaries and media materials is on Level 3 of the Adsetts Library arranged in the following order
You can use Library Search to find the resources you need. The following table shows some helpful shelf marks:
|English Language||(TESOL Collection) TL 423 onwards|
|British Sign Language||419.41|
The LLRC in the Stoddart Building offers the latest in IT enabled language learning and is a vital hub for all students enrolled on language courses.
The centre is run by the foreign language assistants and a team of final year students, all of whom can offer advice and share first-hand experiences of language learning and studying and working abroad.
There are PCs with internet access, international TV channels, video on demand, digitised resources on the Languages (L) drive as well as interpreting & pronunciation practice software.
In addition you can borrow language course books, grammar references and dictionaries and make use of the recording room for practice or assignment purposes.
There are many language and translation tools available on the Internet. Translating tools are recommended for looking up words, phrases and small sentences. It is not best used for translating long passages of text.
How to Search is a resource produced by the library which aims to give students a general introduction to the process of searching for evidence. It covers the different stages of the process of searching for information, including:
The resource includes videos, interactive activities, and downloadable documents to support your independent learning. How to Search is not subject-specific, but it is particularly useful if you are new to literature searching or would like a refresher of the basics.