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American Sign Language (ASL) - Databases & More: American Sign Language

American Sign Language courses provide instruction in the fundamentals of grammar and expression. The courses also provide instruction in finger spelling, develop conversational ability and culturally appropriate behaviors.

Electronic ASL Books

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Books and Other Materials

Recommended Databases for Articles About ASL



These databases are available through the library website...

Online Dictionaries

American Sign Language Browser
"Look up video of thousands of ASL signs." From Michigan State University.

Sign Language Dictionaries Online (

Dictionaries in the Library

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