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New database in the library: Ethnologue: languages of the world

27 June 2017

You now have access to Ethnologue: languages of the world.

Ethnologue (Texas: SIL International) is the ultimate source of information on the world's languages. Currently it contains information about 7099 recognized languages. It contains a lot of statistical material, maps and bibliographic references. The database is renewed every year. The version of 2017 contains approximately 22,000 updates.


Access is via: Catalogue Leiden University > tab Find databases >Ethnologue.

Students and staff at Leiden University have access outside the campus network by using their ULCN login data.

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