World Language Academies

Resources for instructors and students

Accessing Leyburn & Telford Libraries

Leyburn Library

  • June through August 21, 2022
    • Monday - Friday: open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: closed
  • Important: Leyburn Library will be closed June 20 & July 4 for university holidays

Telford Science Library

(swipe card needed for access after 8:30 pm until morning open)

  • Monday - Friday: open 7:30 am to 8:30 pm
  • Saturdays & Sundays: open 10 am to 8:30 pm

Copyright & Course Materials

All members of the University community are expected to adhere to United States Copyright Law and to follow Washington and Lee's Policy for the Use of Copyrighted Work.

For a thorough breakdown of important copyright issues in the virtual classroom, see: "Copyright in the Digital Age: Guidance for W&L Faculty."

Important: Copyright laws are specific to country of production.

An easy way to find only ebooks & limit by language

To find only a desired language:

1. Search the library catalog ( on the library's main webpage with “books only” selected.
2. On the left of the results screen (on a computer), under “Refine my results,” click “Available online” & “Apply filters.”
3. To view only ebooks in a particular language, on the left side of the results screen, under "Refine my Results," click "Language." Select the desired language & click "Apply Filters."

Step 1:

Library Catalog with Book Only limiter

Step 2:

Refine my results for available online

Step 3:

Filter for French Language