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Foreign Languages: Books and Reference

Finding Books

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Browsing by Call Number

Most books relating to the German language can be found between the call numbers PD1 and PF5999 on our Upper Level.

Other relevant areas include:

D                               World History
DD                            History of Germany
GN                            Anthropology
GR                            Folklore
GT                            Manners and Customs
JN3201 - JN4980     Political Institutions and Public Administration of Germany
ML275                      German Music
N                               Art
ND563                     German Painting
PT1 - PT4897           German Literature

Books in German

To find a book written in German, go to the WNCLN Catalog and select "Advanced Keyword" in the "(More Searches)" box. Click the green arrow. Now put in the title, author, or keyword for the book you are looking for and select "German" in the "Language" box near the bottom of the screen.

Books to Consider