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JCPL Languages Databases

The resources on these pages are provided FREE to Jasper County Public Library patrons to help with research and entertainment needs. Except where noted, all of these resources can be used at home or away from the library. Use from home will require a JCPL library card, and some services may require you to establish an account in order to save preferences or other materials. This information is not retained by JCPL.

Browse the resources below, or choose a specific category to narrow your search. The more information link can lead to tips, known issues as well as help using the resource. To request assistance, or suggest a resource, use our contact page and select Online Databases as the category.

After hours use

Due to nightly server maintenance, some JCPL resources may not be available between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. CST.

Duolingo

Duolingo is a free website and mobile app you can use to learn commonly-spoken languages, including ESL (English as a Second Language), in a game-like setting.

Challenge yourself to devote as little as five minutes a day learning your language, and earn badges for completing skill sets.

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Duolingo for Schools

With Duolingo for Schools, teachers can easily track their students' progress, run in-class activities and assign homework.

Get started with the educators' version of this free language website, perfect for homeschool as well.

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Rosetta Stone

NOTE: Because the service can be challenging to first set up, and may require an additional headset or microphone to use, it is strongly recommended you watch our Niche Academy video walkthrough completely before starting.

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