Language Resources

BBC Languages
The BBC Languages website offers news and videos for those looking to learn new languages.

Multilingual Dictionaries - Lexicool
This website provides a searchable directory to over 6,000 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:
  • Directory of translation and interpreting courses
  • Freeware to download
  • Language resources
  • Links to sites for currency conversion, text analysis and language identification
  • Listing of translator and interpreter associations worldwide
Language related software and products may be purchased at the website.

BookFinder is a 1-stop e-commerce search engine that indexes over 150 million books for sale from the catalogs of over 150 million sellers in 50 countries, including 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:
  • 1st or signed copies
  • Author
  • Binding
  • ISBN
  • Language
  • New or used copy
  • Price
  • Title
While Amazon is a gold mine, BookFinder is definitely a gem!

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.