Aiso Library

The mission of Aiso Library is to provide information services to Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) students, faculty and staff in support of language learning and cultural proficiencies.

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Sunday: 1200-1700

Monday: 0800-2000

Tuesday: 0800-2000

Wednesday: 0800-2000

Thursday: 0800-2000

Friday: 0800-1700

Saturday: CLOSED

AISO Library serves as the academic library for the students, faculty, and staff of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC).

The Library provides access to a variety of print, electronic, and media resources, approximately 115,000 items in 42 separate foreign language collections. A broad range of formats and subjects can be found in each language collection: grammars, textbooks, cultural and political history, poetry, fiction, film (DVDs), audio-recordings, language programs, flash cards, and games.  A general collection concentrates on linguistics, language teaching resources, and broad regional and cultural histories.

Computer workstations with Internet access are available on a walk-in basis.  At Aiso, computer access includes NIPRNET, DSL, and wireless (for personal computers).

Full borrowing privileges are extended only to the DLIFLC community.  For specific privileges contact the Library.  The Library has agreements with other area libraries for reciprocal library use.  Command Language Programs can use their post or school libraries for inter-library loans directly to AISO.

LIBRARY ACCESS AND POLICIES

Aiso Library os open to those who have access to the Presidio of Monterey (POM).

BORROWING PRIVILEGES

Borrowing privileges are extended to faculty, staff, students, and military families of the Defense Langauge Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) / Presidio of Monterey (POM).  Limited privileges may be granted to:

  • Faculty, staff, and students of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
  • Faculty, staff, and students of the Monterey Institute for International Studies (MIIS)
  • Local resident U.S. military, active or retired, and their spouses
  • Local resident Federal employees

BORROWING FROM NPS OR MIIS

In a reciprocal agreement, Aiso Library may grant borrowing privileges to DLIFLC faculty, staff, and students for the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and/or the Monterey Institute for International Studies (MIIS).  Inquiries may be made, in person, at the Aiso Library reference desk.

LIBRARY ORIENTATIONS AND REFERENCE INSTRUCTION

Library orientations and reference workshops are available for faculty and students.  Contact the Library 831-242- 6948 to schedule an appointment.

CONFERENCE ROOM AND STUDY ROOMS

The Library conference room is available for classroom activities, meetings, and other DLIFLC events.  It is equipped with computer and interenet access, a computer projector, and a SmartBoard.  The conference room calendar may be viewed on Sharepoint but you must contact the Library reference desk 831-242-6948 to schedule an event.

Conference room capacity is 30.

Three study rooms are also available.  These are generally available on a first-come first-served basis but may also be reserved up to two weeks in advance.  Sign-in / reservation sheets are located outside the study rooms.

Study room capacity is 10.


This service is limited to the faculty, students and staff of the Defense Language Institute.
Requests must be for material in support of classroom teaching, research, studies, or other DLI  mission-related tasks.

Patrons may request up to four items at a time.  This includes journal articles and dissertations.

Items are generally received within ten to twenty days depending on the type of item requested (book, article, video, etc.).  Please take this into consideration when placing your requests.

In the event that an item is recalled by the lending library, patron agrees to return the book at the required time.

Patrons are responsible for the replacement of any lost or damaged items.

Notification for the arrival of loans will be by phone or email and can be picked up at the circulation desk of the Aiso Library. You will need to sign for the material at the time of pickup and show a valid ID.

Inter-library Loan staff is happy to assist with your interlibrary loan needs and answer any questions regarding the status of your request(s). Please feel free to stop by the circulation desk of the Aiso Library during operating hours.

To request an Inter-library loan by email, go to the DLI contact us page and select Inter-Library Loan in the recipient box.

For Books please include: Name of author(s); title of book(s); publisher; year published; ISBN if available.

For Articles please include: Name of author(s); title of article; title of journal(s) or periodical(s); page numbers.

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

Overdrive Borrow eBooks and other eResources
DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

 

Link to our Overdrive homepage to borrow ebooks and other e-resources.
Newspapers & Resources Online

Newspapers & Media Resources Online

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

Library PressDisplay at the Joint Language University

Library PressDisplay provides access to more than 1,700 newspapers online.  This resource is available to military and government employees through The Joint Language University.  In order to gain access to this resource, you must first register for an account.  Once you do this, you can find Library PressDisplay under Resources button on the menu.

Online Newspaper Directory
Thousands on online newspapers listed by region and country.

WorldPress.org
Gateway page to dozens of newspapers from around the world.

Open-Access Journals: Linguistics, Language Learning

Open-Access Journals

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

Linguistics, Language Teaching, & Language Learning

Applied Linguistics Journal ISSN: 1874-9135 Bentham Open
An open access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, short articles and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of applied linguistics.

CSCTFL Report
Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Report is a refereed volume of selected papers based on the theme and program of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics ISSN: 2075-3098
This journal is published twice a year, in February and August by the Registrar, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is a bilingual academic journal.

Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching ISSN: 0219-9874
e-FLT is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Centre for Language Studies of the National University of Singapore. It’s primary objective is to disseminate scholarly information on research and development in the field of Second and Foreign Language Teaching and Learning in Asia and beyond.

GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies
This is an internationally refereed scholarly online journal published by UKM Press, National University of Malaysia. The aim of this journal is to provide a venue for language researchers and practitioners to share theories, views, research results and classroom practices.

GLOSSOS ISSN: 1544-404X
Glossos is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to publishing original, independent research in languages and linguistics. In addition to publishing articles devoted to any of the world’s languages, Glossos also exists to provide an avenue of publication for articles based on SEELRC (Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center) research projects. In this way, Glossos is devoted to the specific needs of Slavic and East European language instructors and learners, as well as the applied and theoretical linguistics communities.

Language Documentation & Conservation ISSN: 1934-5275
Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), is a fully refereed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published exclusively in electronic form by the University of Hawai‘i Press. LD&C publishes papers on all topics related to language documentation and conservation, including, but not limited to, the goals of language documentation, data management, fieldwork methods, ethical issues, orthography design, reference grammar design, lexicography, methods of assessing ethnolinguistic vitality, biocultural diversity, archiving matters, language planning, areal survey reports, short field reports on endangered or underdocumented languages, reports on language maintenance, preservation, and revitalization efforts, plus reviews of software, hardware, books, and (from 2012) data collections.

Language in India ISSN: 1930-2940
Language In India is a monthly online journal devoted to the study of the languages spoken in the Indian sub-continent. We wish to present the scholarly research findings on these languages in popular language. Our focus is on language use in mass media, education and administration, speech and hearing, sociolinguistic and political aspects relating to these languages and the society in the Indian subcontinent. We wish to present the linguistic descriptions, interdisciplinary research, and current issues of importance relating to Indian languages.

Language Learning and Technology ISSN: 1094-3501
Sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawai’i and the Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University

Lingo
Lingo is the Pacific Northwest Council for Languages (PNCFL) newsletter. It has established itself as the leading regional information resource in the Pacific Northwest. Twice each year, Lingo details successful language programs and course materials, shares professional development opportunities and conferences, reports on state and national language policy, and follows second language acquisition research.

Linguistics Journal Online ISSN: 1718-2298 ; Print ISSN: 1718-2301
The Linguistics Journal is a refereed publication which aims at providing free on-line access to all those involved in the research, teaching and learning of linguistics. This is a wide-ranging field examining how languages are structured, how meanings and ideas are formed and encoded, how they are communicated and represented, and how they are decoded and interpreted. It is a discipline which is increasingly reaching across into other disciplinary areas to mutual benefit, and is, in this sense, evolving and dynamic in nature.

NECTFL Review
Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The NECTFL Review publishes articles of interest for instructors, researchers and administrators at all educational levels on theory, research and classroom practice in language teaching. The articles deal with pedagogical strategies, materials and curriculum development, language teaching technology, the teaching of literature, assessment, community awareness projects and international studies. Manuscripts from teachers and teacher educators at all levels, pre-K through university are encouraged.

Reading in a Foreign Language ISSN: 1539-0578
The online journal Reading in a Foreign Language (RFL) is a scholarly international refereed journal originally founded as a print journal in 1983 at the University of Aston, Birmingham, England. The journal moved to the University of Hawai‘i in 2002 and is supported by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC), the University of Hawai‘i College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, and the University of Hawai‘i Department of Second Language Studies. This fully-refereed journal is published twice a year, in April and October.

Sociolinguistics Laboratory, Nanjing University
The Sociolinguistics Laboratory of Nanjing University, founded on June 27, 2003, is the first lab in China specializing in the research of sociolinguistics. The lab focuses on the following research topics: language variation, language change, and issues in language communication in social practice.

Taiwan Journal of Linguistics Online ISSN: 1994-2559 ; Print ISSN: 1729-4649
The Taiwan Journal of Linguistics, now open access, is a peer-reviewed international journal of linguistics published by Crane Publishing in Taiwan. Its editorship is under the governance of the Graduate Institute of Linguistics and the Department of English, National Chengchi University (NCCU). The TJL is published in one volume per year, consisting of a spring issue and a fall issue.

Language Resource Centers, Organizations

Language Organizations for Faculty

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics.  AAAL members promote principled approaches to language-related concerns, including language education, acquisition and loss, bilingualism, discourse analysis, literacy, rhetoric and stylistics, language for special purposes, psycholinguistics, second and foreign language pedagogy, language assessment, and language policy and planning.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the only national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.  ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 foreign language educators and administrators from elementary though graduate education, as well as government and industry.
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) The Center for Applied Linguistics is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of research-based information, tools, and resources related to language and culture. CAL is a private, nonprofit organization working to improve communication through better understanding of language and culture. Established in 1959, CAL is headquartered in Washington, DC.  See additional organization links here.
Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) The Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) is an unfunded Federal interagency organization established for the coordination and sharing of information about language-related activities at the Federal level.  It serves as the premier way for departments and agencies of the Federal government to keep abreast of the progress and implementation of techniques and technology for language learning, language use, language testing and other language-related activities.
Language Resource Centers (LRCs)   15 centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education In 1990, the Department of Education established the first Language Resource Centers (LRCs) at US universities in response to the growing national need for expertise and competence in foreign languages. Twenty years later, there are fifteen LRCs, supported by grants under Title VI of the Higher Education Act, creating a national network of resources to promote the teaching and learning of foreign languages. Led by nationally and internationally recognized language professionals, LRCs create language learning and teaching materials, offer professional development opportunities for teachers and instructors, and conduct research on foreign language learning.
Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER) Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS) University of Oregon, Eugene
Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeCLAR) Indiana University, Bloomington
Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) Michigan State University, East Lansing
Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) San Diego State University
National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) University of Wisconsin, Madison
National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC) Washington, D.C.  A joint project of Georgetown University (GU), The George Washington University (GWU), and the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL).
National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC) Ohio State University, Columbus
National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) University of Hawai’i at Manoa
National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC) University of California, Los Angeles
National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) Brigham Young University
National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) The National Foreign Language Center (NFLC) is dedicated to promoting a language-competent society by developing and disseminating information that informs policy makers. The mission of the NFLC is to improve the capacity of the U.S. to communicate in languages other than English. We implement that mission through intensive and innovative strategic planning and development with globalized institutions, organizations, and enterprises throughout the United States.
South Asia Language Resource Center (SALRC) South Asia is one of the most linguistically diverse areas of the world with four language families comprised of more than 650 individual languages. Apart from the languages that rank in the top ten numbers of speakers worldwide – Hindi ranked second and Bengali sixth – many of the so-called minority languages are spoken by significantly greater numbers of people than more well-known and more-widely taught European languages. Because of this astonishing linguistic diversity, no single U.S. university has the resources to address the demand for expertise. SALRC is structured to assist in meeting this pressing need.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) Incorporated in 1966, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), is a global association for English language teaching professionals headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. TESOL’s mission is to develop and maintain professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for speakers of other languages worldwide.

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Writing Resources

Writing Resources

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way. GENERAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR & WRITING RESOURCES

  • Online Writing Lab (OWL) Purdue University
  • The Writers Workshop Center for Writing Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Writing Center University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Citing Your Sources UC Berkeley
  • Citation & Style Manuals California State University Monterey Bay
  • English and Study Skills Center (ESSC) Monterey Peninsula College
  • Writing Guide for Undergrads  BestColleges.com

CITATION GUIDES STYLE GUIDES

    • General – Cite right : a quick guide to citation styles–MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more / Charles Lipson. 808.027 L767 2006

APA (American Psychological Association)Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 808.0661 P976 2010 See also: REF 808.0661 P976 2010

    • APA Style American Psychological Association website
    • APA Format. Online Writing Lab (OWL), Purdue
    • Citation Styles, APA University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • APA Documentation Guide. Writer’s Handbook. Writing Center, University of Wisconsin, MadisonMLA (Modern Language Association)

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers / Joseph Gibaldi. 808.027 M689 2010MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing 808.027 M685 2008 See also: REF 808.027 M685 2008

  • MLA Style FAQ Modern Language Association website
  • Using MLA Format Online Writing Lab (OWL) Purdue
  • Citation Styles Handbook, MLA University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Citing Electronic Sources MLA Style Writers Handbook. Writing Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison

CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE / TURABIAN Chicago Manual of Style 808.027-0973 C532 2003 See also: REF 808.027-0973 C532 2003 A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations : Chicago Style for Students and Researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth … [et al.]. 808.02 T929 2007

    • Chicago Manual of Style Online Chicago Manual of Style
    • Chicago Manual of Style, Online Writing Lab (OWL) Purduee
    • Chicago Documentation Style Writers Handbook. Writing Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison
AKO Library Resources

AKO Library Resources

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

Army Knowledge Online (AKO)

AKO provides access to a wide variety of databases.  To access these and other library resources, logon to AKO.  From the Self Service drop down menu, select My Library.

A-Z List of Databases, Magazines, and Journals available through AKO

Academic OneFile
Army Audio eBook Library
Army Times and other Military Publications
Auto Repair Reference Center
Biography Resource Center
Business and Company Resource Center
College Blue Book through Gale Virtual Library
Consumer Health Complete
CountryWatch
Culture Grams
DoD MWR Libraries Educational/Life Long Learning Resources
Ebook/Audio Book Collection hosted by Ebscohost (Formerly Netlibrary
Facts.com
Gale Virtural Library
General OneFile
General Reference Center
Grzimek’s Animal Life
HeritageQuest
History Reference Center
History Reference Online
Junior Edition K-12 OneFile
Kids Infobits
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Literature Resource Center
Masterfile
Military and Education Research Library Network (MERLN)
Military and Intelligence Database
MyILibrary Audio Books
MyILibrary eBooks
Morningstar
Morningstar Alternate Site
NetLibrary Audio and eBooks now Ebsco Host
Online Academic Skills Course (OASC)
Opposing Viewpoints
Safari Books Online
Science Resource Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Student Resource Center
Teacher Reference Center
Tumblebook Library
Tumblebook Readables
Tumble Talking Books
Tutor.com
Videohound Golden Movie Retriever through Gale’s Virtual Library
What Do I Read Next
World History Collection
WorldCat – Find a Book in a Library Near You

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center

DISCLAIMER: Resources listed on this page are presented as a service to our students and faculty. Please note that for those external sites, outside of the DLIFLC.EDU domain, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center does not provide any kind of support. DLIFLC doesn’t endorse any of the listed sites. Views and positions expressed on any of the external sites are representative of their respective organizations and do not represent the position of DLIFLC in any way.

 

Overview for the Copyright Clearance Center

Aiso Library, DLIFLC has purchased an Annual Copyright License from Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). CCC is a not-for-profit collective licensing organization which provides universities and corporations with permission to reuse copyrighted content. Our license provides faculty, librarians, research and administrative staff, and students with pre-authorization to use and share text-based content. The license covers the use of all of the titles in the license repertory in both print and electronic format, for educational and research purposes. There are over a million titles included in the license repertory today and this list continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Types of use covered under our license include:

– Coursepacks (print and electronic)
– Classroom handouts
– Library reserves (print and electronic)
– Course management system postings

– Intranet and faculty website postings
– Internal e-mail
– Research collaboration
– Administrative


Verifying Coverage

If you would like to use a portion of a copyrighted work in your course materials, all you have to do is verify that the title is covered under the Annual Copyright License. To find out if a publication is in the license repertory, simply go to the Copyright Clearance Center homepage.  You should bookmark this page for easy access in the future.

You can search by either Publication Title, ISBN/ISSN or Publisher. In the example below, the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology was entered. Once you have entered the publication title, click the Search button. Be sure to bookmark this link in your browser.

Note: When searching by title be sure to enter the Publication Title, not the title of the article or chapter.

The Search Results below show that this publication is Covered by CCC Annual License – Academic. No further action is necessary. You are free to use the content in your course materials within the scope of the license and do not need to check this title again during the current license term. Please contact the library – 831-242-6948 – if you have any questions regarding the license terms.


In the event that a publication is not covered under our license, there are other permission service options offered by CCC. Just click on the yellow More permissions options button to access CCC’s pay-per-use services. Please be sure to check with the library before making any purchases.

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