Foreign Language


The library has a Chinese language collection, and smaller collections of books in French, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Portuguese, Gujarati, Hindi, and Tamil.

MLN Catalog Language Interface

"Encore," the new Minuteman Catalog, is available with a traditional Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish interface.

MLN Catalog Language Input

The Minuteman Catalog can be searched with Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Russian character input. Your computer must be configured to allow input of these non-roman scripts. The instructions for adding input languages are different for different computer operating systems. For instructions on how to add an input language in Windows 7, see:

For detailed instructions on installing and using various Chinese Input Method Editors, see:

Language Learning

The library has a collection of books and CDs for learning various languages. We also subscribe to Mango Languages, and Pronunciator -- online language learning programs with mobile apps.