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Digitised Pacific language bibles and supporting grammars

The Australian National University Library has recently completed digitisation of an extensive collection of Pacific language bibles and supporting grammars.

This collection of Pacific linguistics bibles was gifted to the Australian National University in 2014 by the Australian Bible Society. It is a rare collection containing 337 publications and 11 supporting grammar folders. The bibles range in size and feature many Pacific languages. The collection is now open to the world via the ANU Open Research Repository and has already been viewed more than 11,000 times.

The most downloaded item to date is Rotuman grammar and dictionary : comprising Rotuman phonetics and grammar and a Rotuman-English dictionary

The most viewed item to date is Learning to speak the Enga language in the Mai and Raeapo dialects : workbook : language lessons for New Guinea Lutheran Mission-Missouri Synod staff / prepared by O.C. Hintze.

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Kind regards,


Tom Foley

Information Access and Collection Management Coordinator

Menzies Library

2 McDonald Place

The Australian National University

Acton, ACT 2601, Australia.

+61 2 6125 8835

CRICOS Provider #00120C

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