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Library DIY: Items In Other Languages

Find how to locate a book, eBook, and articles, evaluate and cite sources, and access library services.

I need items in languages other than English

Strategies for Locating Non-English Content

Use search terms from the language of interest. (Special characters may or may not be detected in your search, so try the search with and without them. (Example: “El Niño” OR “El Nino”)
 

Search in English, but limit your results to a particular language. (In a database or in the library catalog look for a "Language" search field or for other Language options.)

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Many databases search only within the titles and English-translated abstracts of articles, rather than in the full text. So you may need to use key English terms in your search. 
 

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