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The library has a Chinese language collection, and smaller collections of books in FrenchGujaratiHindiKoreanPortugueseRussianSpanish, and Tamil.

MLN Catalog Language Interface

The Minuteman Catalog is available with a traditional ChineseFrenchPortugueseRussian, 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 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.
  • Visit the library’s E-Resources page for access to two online language learning programs: Mango Languages and Transparent Language Online.