Update to Rosetta Stone

Posted January 31st 2017

Accessing Rosetta Stone has changed! Read more about how to access Rosetta Stone through the Library.

There are new steps to access Rosetta Stone through the Baylor Health Sciences Library.

Whether using Rosetta Stone for the first time or logging in to your previously created account, please use the following steps:

  1. If you are on campus, navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page and click on the link to Rosetta Stone. If you are off campus, you must sign in to the Off-Campus Access page, then navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page on the Library’s databases page.
  2. Once you have clicked on the link on the Rosetta Stone entry page, you will be directed to a login/sign up screen. Either enter your previously selected log in credentials or enter new username and password to sign up. You will be asked to select a language even if you have chosen a language previously. The Library recommends using your College of Dentistry or BSWH-N Email/Password to sign in.
  3. After successfully logging in, select the ‘Launch Rosetta Stone Languages Lessons Version 3.’

Note: See the end of this post for information about supported browsers.

MOBILE APP:

To use the Rosetta Stone Mobile App, please follow the steps below. You must follow steps 2-4 every time you log in to app.

    1. Download the Rosetta Stone Mobile App from the Google Play Store (Android), Apple App Store (iOS), or Amazon App Store (Kindle).
    2. If you are on campus, navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page and click on the link to Rosetta Stone. If you are off campus, sign in to the Off-Campus Access page, then navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page on the Library’s databases page.
    3. Once you have clicked on the link on the Rosetta Stone entry page, you will be directed to a login/sign up screen. Either enter your previously selected log in credentials or enter new username and password to sign up. You will be asked to select a language even if you have chosen a language previously.
    4. After successfully logging in, select the ‘Launch Rosetta Stone Languages Lessons Version 3.’

Note: First-time users are prompted to create a free personal profile to keep track of their progress while moving through the resource’s lessons and units.

As an affiliated College of Dentistry and BSWH-N patron of the Library, you have access to all levels of the 30 languages Rosetta Stone has available. Rosetta Stone employs immersion and interactive technology to teach languages; utilizing a large library of native speaker audio clips, real-life images and text to help learners absorb meaning intuitively, so learning is natural and rewarding.

Rosetta Stone features:

  • 30 languages to help students, faculty and staff engage with confidence in multilingual settings.
  • 50 hours of foundational instruction
  • Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
  • Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation
  • Mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go

Supported Browsers:

As of March 2017, Rosetta Stone will only support Internet Explorer 11 and the latest versions of Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox. They will no longer support the use of Rosetta Stone on older versions of these browsers. This means that Rosetta Stone may not work and certain functionality within Rosetta Stone may not be available on older browsers. Rosetta Stone recommends speaking with your IT department or using one of the following links to find more information about updating your browser:

If you have any questions or would like additional information about Rosetta Stone, please contact the Library at 214-828-8151 or email us at askalibrarian@bcd.tamhsc.edu.

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