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LRC Online Resources

On-campus access: no password is required.

Off-campus access: log in with your MHC username and password. (Note: type only your username, "lyon01m"; not your full email, "lyon01m@mtholyoke.edu").

If you are taking a language course at MHC, but you are not an MHC student, then you need to activate your MHC Guest Account before you can access these resources.

Research Guides available on LITS: You can consult by Topic Guides for specific language learning resources or Subject Guides for research resources organized by language or language area studies

Five College Center for the Study of World Languages

The Five College Center for the Study of World Languages offers courses in less-commonly studied languages for students at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Course sessions meet on all five campuses. Courses are taken for academic credit and are part of a student's regular course load. Five College students are not required to pay any special fees or tuition in order to enroll.

For more information, visit their website.

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Language Learning Games

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