Language, Literature and Culture

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Language Arts Resource Center (LARC)

The Language Arts Resource Center (LARC) provides materials in support of teaching, learning and research. Students are encouraged to use the materials to complete course assignments, and to browse the collection for personal enrichment and the development of language skills.

Located on the 2nd of Goddard Library, the Language Arts Resource Center houses a collection of materials—CDs, CDROMs, videos, DVDs—that support courses in the Department of Language, Literature and Culture. There are several viewing stations for individual use.


Director: Constance Montross
Offices: L.A.R.C., 2nd floor, Goddard Library and Estabrook 308
Phone: (508) 793-7251 or 508 793-7354



Collection List by Subject

Classics | Chinese | English | French | German | Hebrew | Italian | Japanese | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Ukrainian | Vietnamese |

FAQ for Faculty

1. How and when do I order materials?

Please give your orders to Professor Montross before the end of the previous semester, if possible.

2. My students need to watch a video. or DVD. Where should they go?

A staff person at the Reserve Desk will check out the item from the materials on reserve for a course or will find the item in the three cabinets outside of the Language Arts Resource Center. The patrons can watch the items in the Language Arts Resource Center or reserve a small-group media room at the Circulation Desk.

3. How do I find out if the LARC collection has a certain item?

Please check in the collection on the web site or call or e-mail


For information about copyright laws and "Fair Use," please go to the Copyright Crash Course or Starr Fair Use Chart.