Library Resources & Facilities
- Reference material (dictionaries, grammar, vocabulary builders).
- Textbooks with audio-visual material
- Other books (readers, phonetics, literature)
- Magazines, newspapers (list in library guide)
- A large stock of foreign language and English films, documentaries and video textbooks (list on Excel)
- Modern Languages Final examinations since 1978 (Listening Comprehension, Discourse Topics). A selection is available on WebLearn
- Information about language courses abroad
- The Eurecap collection (same language subtitles for French, Italian, German and Spanish)
- Language for Specific Purposes (language taught at the Centre)
- Language teaching methodology
- Italian reference books in memory of Clara Florio Cooper
- Easy to difficult levels readers in all languages taught at the Centre
- Graphic Novels (English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish)
- Linguistic books on languages of India, donation from the Oriental Institute
- The Lambda Library for French and German literature
- Russian classics films on DVD, a donation
- The Sign Language collection
- The Pléiade collection of French literature
- The CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) collection: CD-ROMS and softwares. A list of those available can be found here.
- Reading room and individual booths
- Computers in the open-access area (first floor) and in study booths (second floor)
- Video/CD/TV players in booths with terrestrial/satellite reception in 16 languages (second floor)
- Photocopying (second floor)
- Meeting room
- Drinks machine and water dispensers are available on the ground floor. Two other water dispensers are available on the first and second floors.
There is a photocopying service available for published material, provided the publisher has signed an agreement with the CLA. Users must fill in a Photocopy Declaration Form and give it to Library staff. Photocopies are 5p per A4 sheet, 10p per A4 double-sided sheet. Receipts can be given.
The Language Centre has a wi-fi connection.
Please note that it is not possible to print at the moment.