Q. How can I translate the article I found into my native language?

I found an article in one of the Library's databases for a research assignment, and I want to translate it into my native language so its easier for me to read. How can I do this?


  1. Save the article to a USB or your computer.
  2. Go to translate.google.com
  3. Click "Documents" near the top of the page
  4. Leave the default "Detect Language" as is, or click on the original language of the article. You might need to click the down arrow for a fuller list of languages.
  5. Click on the language you want the article translated to. You might need to click the down arrow for a fuller list of languages.
  6. Click "Browse your computer," click on your saved article, then click "Open" (or the equivalent button if you're on a Mac).
  7. Click "Translate."

If this process does not work, contact the library for help.


  • Last Updated Mar 19, 2020
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  • Answered By Rebecca Montgomery

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