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Language Resources

Most of these databases and web sites are available to all users in the library and at home. However, some are subject to restrictions:

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Online software which can be used to translate text or entire web pages.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is the single source for eReference that meets the needs of students, researchers, professionals, and general readers. It offers more than 7,000 authoritative, full-text titles—from Gale and a host of premier publishing partners—within 18 subject areas researchers study most.

Guilderland Public Library’s English for Speakers of Other Languages Page

Learn about the services and resources available here at the library for patrons who wish to learn English.

Learn a New Language with Mango

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages, including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).