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World Languages: Find Books & eBooks


ebrary is a collection of over 50,000 books available in full text to NMC students online. 

Many of these books are available in the following languages: Spanish, French, Portuguese, Swedish, German, Dutch and Korean. 

  • Find books by clicking on the Search Tab, click on Advanced Search Option. 
  • Do a keyword search (such as poetry) and also use the drop down menu for "and search In" and selecting, "Document Language". 
  • Select the chosen language.

Books @ Osterlin

Osterlin Library's collection is now about half print books and half ebooks.  Print books, and ebrary and ACLS ebooks are all searchable in iLink, the library's online catalog (see search box below). 

You can limit your materials by language.  Simply search, "Spanish Lanuage Materials" or "French Language Materials". 

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iLink (Osterlin Library Catalog) Basic Search Box-

  Google Books

Google's vast collection of digitized books is available for free online.  Type your search terms into the search box.  You can search by words like, "Spanish Language". 

At the list of results, click the "preview or full view" box.  (Often the "preview" books have all but one chapter available in full text!)