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All about Language

want to learn Italian phrases for your upcoming trip? Need to find out how to say something in Portugese? Use the links to find language sites. Links to writing papers, using dictionaries, finding unusual books...In short, find all things language related
Mango Languages
Mango languages provides language learning courses for more than 40 different languages. These courses can be easy, quick learning lessons for those who only want a few phrases, or they they can be in-depth learning of a specific language. Your Le Mars library card number is required for use.
BBC Languages
Multilingual Dictionaries-Lexicool
This web site provides a searchable directory to over 6000 freely available online bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries. Searches may be entered by language(s), subject, or title/keyword. Search results provide the number of entries and links to the online dictionaries. The site also provides a directory of translation and interpreting courses, a listing of translator and interpreter associations worldwide, language resources, freeware to download and links to sites for currency conversion, text analysis and language identification. Language-related software and products may be purchased at the website.
Book Finder
BookFinder.com is a “one-stop ecommerce search engine” that indexes over 150 million books for sale from the catalogs of over 150 million sellers in 50 countries. Included are new, used, rare and out-of-print titles. With its huge inventory, users can compare prices and selections quickly, particularly for hard to find items. It is easy to use and flexible. There are many ways to locate items: author, title, ISBN, first or signed copies, binding, price, language, and whether new or used. While Amazon is a gold mine, BookFinder.com is definitely a gem!
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.