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Mason Libraries acquire a variety of online resources for students, faculty and staff to learn and succeed, including a wide variety of foreign language resources, ranging from books, e-books, scholarly journals, juvenile literature, music and movies. Use Quick Search,the Libraries’ Catalog, Subject Guides, or the Database List to browse, locate and use the materials. A sample of what’s recently been added to the collections include:
Language software provides learning support for 30 different languages, including 50 hours of foundational instructions; core lessons to build on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; and grammar and vocabulary activities.
Comprehensive online collection of French-language journals and e-books in social sciences and humanities, combined with an English-language database where abstracts and selected articles from key journals are translated from French into English.
Kotobarabia Arabic eLibrary
The Kotobarabia E-Library consists of more than3,500 contemporary and classic Arabic books from Egypt in e-bookformat and are full-image and full-text searchable. The collection is divided into 29 thematic categories.
e-libro coleccion: Catedra
e-libro is a Spanish-language research database. Search, browse, and preview e-books and other research material.
For more information about the Libraries’ foreign languages collections, please contact Elena Landry, Global Programs and Foreign Languages Librarian.
Thursday, October 6
Noon to 1:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 702
Light refreshments will be served
Join GW faculty members and keynote speaker Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement for SPARC, for a discussion on the state of Open Access publishing in the disciplines. Learn how faculty from the sciences and humanities have opened their scholarship to the public, and the challenges and benefits they have encountered in the process. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists and come away with ideas for making their own work more widely available to readers.
- Keynote Speaker - Nick Shockey, Director of Programs & Engagement for the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)
- Paul Brindley, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, Scientific Director, Research Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty
- Lorena Barba, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
- Ami Zota, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
- Alexa Huang, Professor of English, Co-director of the Digital Humanities Institute, Director of the Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare