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Fuente Academic Plus Restricted Resource Some full text available
This full-text database offers Spanish- and Portuguese-language adademic content for researchers studying a broad range of disciplines. The extensive collection of scholarly journals and quality titles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain are readily available in PDF format.
Oxford's Very Short Introductions Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Oxford Press' "Very Short Introductions" database offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.
SCOLA Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
SCOLA's mission is to help the people of the world learn about each other; their cultures; their languages; and their ideologies.  SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning materials on its website. SCOLA emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of modern information technology as a tool in overcoming barriers to global understanding.  

Books and Ebooks

Great Latin American Novel
Print Location: PQ 7082 .N7 F78513 2016
A compendium of criticism on the evolution of the Latin American novel from the time of Columbus to the present day by pre-eminent Mexican novelist and critic Carlos Fuentes.  

Reference and Research

Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature
Print Location: REF PQ7081 .A1 E56 2000
This book includes entries on topics, countries, 50 leading writers and 50 important works of Latin American literature.


Films on Demand Restricted Resource Resource contains video
This collection includes thousands of online films on a wide variety of topics including business, science, allied health, medicine, nursing, history and more. Film lengths range from a couple minutes to two hours or more. Longer films are broken down into segments for easier viewing. 


American Sign Language University openURL Resource contains images
A sign language resource for ASL which provides free self-study materials and fee-bases courses, a dictionary of signs, articles and many other useful resources.
Deafhood Foundation openURL Resource contains images Resource contains video
Deafhood Foundation is "dedicated to achieving economic and social justice for all Deaf people by providing financial, educational and social opportunities to end the economic exploitation of Deaf People."
Learn Chinese Basics Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
This site provides links to Chinese radio stations, newspapers and other resources, in addition to vocabulary lessons, pronunciation, a translator and more.
Spanish. Language & Culture Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images Resource contains audio
Provides interactive exercises in Spanish grammar so one may learn about Spanish culture at the same time, through photos, video and audio.
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Subject Specialist
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Wanda Abrams
Reference Librarian
Tel: 3154982943

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