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Translation Studies: Reference Sources

This guide is the gateway to books, journal articles, and web resources for research in the field of Translation Studies

Dictionaries in the Reference Center

Language Dictionaries are generally located in the Reference Center on the 1st floor of the Bobst Library.  They are located on reference shelves 14 - 16 and are arranged by call number.  Here is a list of some languages and their call number range:

English PE1625 - 1630

Old English (Anglo Saxon) PE279

Arabic PJ6640

Chinese PL1420 - 1455

Dutch PF625 -640

French PC2625 - 2640

German PF3625 - 3640

Greek (Classical) PA445

Greek (Modern) PA1139

Hebrew PJ4830 - 4833

Hindi PK1936

Italian PC1625 - 1640

Japanese PL675 - 679

Korean PL937

Latin PA2365

Persian PK6375 - 6379

Portuguese PC5327 - 5333

Russian PG2625 - 2640

Spanish PC4625 - 4640

Turkish PL191

Urdu PK1976

Danish PD3640

Hungarian PH2640


THE place to find out what a word means: The Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

In the Reference Center

Dictionaries and Thesauri

Aside from THE dictionary - The Oxford English Dictionary (or OED), we have a number of other dictionaries available to you  through both our print and digital resources.  Here is a sampling of some of the many dictionaries you will find at Bobst: