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Translation Studies

A guide 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 Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary volumes on a shelf.

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. The NYU Libraries offer access both online and in print:

In the Reference Center

Dictionaries and Thesauri

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