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World Languages Guide: Home

A guide to library resources for world languages.

SVC Reference - Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

SVC libraries have print language dictionaries for

Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Lushootseed, Spanish,  Russian,  Ukrainian, Vietnamese,  ...


Contact a librarian:

Mount Vernon Campus: Norwood Cole Library


Whidbey Island Campus


SVC Ebook Language Dictionaries

Dictionary of Language  The essential guide to the languages of the world, comprehensively detailing languages in a clear A-Z style. 

To access eBooks, use your MySVC/Canvas user name and password

CREDO also has a selection of Business language dictionaries.  

Business German Dictionary   AND   Business Spanish Dictionary 



Online Language Dictionaries   Free access to online dictionaries.  English to:  Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, and more...    Also,  from language to English.

Online Language Learning - Free

Recorded Materials Archive    from CeLTIE (Indiana University-Bloomington)  Audio files from beginning to advanced for 100+ languages.  Free content (although some materials unavailable)

Open Culture   Learn 40 languages online for free: Spanish, English, French, German... 

Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Russian, Spanish  and others...
****Please note that the College is on remote operations due to concerns related to Covid -19. Find out about Library Services during this time.
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