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English Language Tools

Articles from the Library's databases

Our databases provide academic articles for any assignment. They also provide translation and audio tools for added help. 

For example, both GALE and EBSCO have these features.

  • Click on the Translate dropdown on the article page, you can select over 40 different languages to read the article in. NoteThese translations are computer-generated and could contain grammatical mistakes. Check the original language if there is any ambiguity in the author’s meaning.
  • Choose the audio options. Use the play icon and have the article read to you. 

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In Ebsco databases, Find these options on the HTML full-text version of the article:
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