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World Languages: Books/Ebooks/Media

A guide for finding resources on World Languages in the ACC Libraries and on the Internet

Finding Books/E-books/Audiovisual Materials

ACC Library Services has a wide variety of books, electronic books, and audiovisual material on a variety of subjects pertaining to World Languages. This page will provide you with a list of subjects and keywords as well as some useful suggested reading. Need help? Check out our Get Help! page for links to our 24/7 chat with a librarian and more!

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World Languages Films

Library Resources

Materials in the library for this subject are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. These are the primary call numbers for the World Languages materials supported by the ACC curriculum.

Latin  PA 2000, PA 8000 Italian PC 1000
French PC 2000 Spanish PC 4000
German PF 3000-6000 Russian PG 2000- 3500
Arabic PJ 6001-7976 Japanese PL 501-889
Korean PL 901-998 Chinese PL 1001-3208

Every campus library should have an English dictionary of the world language you are interested in as part of their non-circulating reference collection. (Ex. Italian/English dictionary, etc.) Or you can check out Word Reference for a plethora of online world language dictionaries.

Print Magazines at ACC

Check out the Literature and Literary Criticism or the Multicultural Studies subject databases to find articles in the language you are interested in. In addition, you might want to see what's available at your campus.

Latina Style, a national magazine for the contemporary Hispanic woman.

  • Available at the Riverside campus. Library retains the current issue plus the last year.

Paris Match, French language weekly news magazine covering national, international, and celebrity lifestyle topics.

  • Available at the Cypress and Northridge campuses. 

Selecciones del Reader's Digest, Spanish language version of Reader's Digest.

  • Available at the Hays campus. Library retains the current issue plus the last year.

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