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Languages and Cultures (formerly Modern Languages)

A guide to resources for Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish languages.

Search the Library Catalogue

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Browse for Books

You can also browse the shelves in the call number ranges shown below:

PB    1-431             Modern languages

PC    2001-3761    French

PC    4001-4977    Spanish

PF    3001-5999     German

PJ    6001-8517     Arabic language and literature

PL    501-889         Japanese language and literature

PL    1001-3208    Chinese language and literature

PQ    1-3999           French literature

PQ    6001-8929    Spanish literature

PT    1-4897           German literature


Did you know that in addition to our print collection, the library also has many thousands of e-books, including scholarly books, on a wide range of topics? You can find both e-books and print books via searching the Novanet catalogue. All of our e-books are listed in the catalogue. You can also search for e-books directly in one of our e-book databases. There are several options for accessing and downloading e-books. As a SMU student, staff, or faculty member, you have complete access to e-books on and off campus.

How to Use the Catalogue

Check out the guides below to learn how to search the Novanet catalogue: