This guide is designed to introduce you to the major resources the JMU Libraries have for studying foreign languages, literatures, and cultures. The tabs above will direct you to language-specific resources for Arabic, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
To browse JMU Libraries' foreign language book collections, try starting in the following areas. These call number ranges are located in Carrier Library, though some items may be housed in Special Collections.
PA: Greek and Latin languages and literatures
PC: Romanic languages | includes French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish
PD: Germanic languages | includes German
PG: Slavic languages | includes Russian
PJ: Afro-Asiatic languages and literatures | includes Arabic
PK: Indo-Iranian languages and literatures | includes Persian
PL: Languages of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania | includes Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Swahili
PQ: French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish literature
PT: German literature
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MW -- 1:15PM to 2:15PM (in Forbes Center; Theatre and Dance Department, Lisanby Library)
TR -- 1:45 to 2:45PM (in Keezell Hall 214)
Or by appointment. Check "Schedule Appointment" for other available times, especially in my office (Carrier 128)
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