Spanish and foreign language books available at Cardinal Meyer Library:
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Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research
projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries,
thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images
and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number
of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.
Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.
An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.
Merriam–Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
Database containing 225,000 entries, including more than 10,000 new words and definitions.
MLA International Bibliography
Citations from journals, books and dissertations dating back to the 1920s.
OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc.
Roget's International Thesaurus
Synonyms and antonyms with 85,000 hyperlinked cross-references, proverbs and quotations.
The World Factbook
General information about all countries including flag, map, statistical and government information and geography.
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Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.
Language Learning Videos from Films on Demand:
Talk Spanish Series (1:37:57)
This spirited six-part series, filmed in the Mediterranean city of
Valencia and its environs, introduces all of the basics of contemporary
conversational Spanish while highlighting cultural aspects of the
country. Each program uses a friendly group of speakers talking in a
wide range of real-world settings to inspire beginners to have their
say. "¡Hablar español es muy divertido!"
Suenos: World Spanish Series (4:44:56)
Filmed in Spain and across the Spanish-speaking world, this 20-part
series covers practical basics for beginning speakers of the language
and shows it being used in the richly diverse cultural contexts of
Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, and
the U.S. Each program revolves around a person or group intent on
turning a compelling ambition or dream (sueño) into reality.
A Child's Guide to Language: Teaching a Second Language (50:12)
Whether it’s English, Spanish, Chinese, or Urdu, babies and young
children are able to pick up their native language with remarkable ease;
no one language seems any more difficult than any other. Yet few
children who are taught a language in school have anything to show for
it when they grow up. Why is learning a second or third language so
difficult? Are the teaching methods at fault? Enough is now known about
the process of language acquisition to suggest that language teaching
can be more effective. This BBC Horizon program looks at some of the
different language acquisition methods in use in schools around the
Teaching English as a Second Language
Internet TESL Journal
TESOL- Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching Resources for Spanish
The Cervantes Project
CNN en Español
LANIC- Latin American Network Information Center
HLAS- Hanbook of Latin American Studies
Iberian Studies Web
Artes e Historia México
Project Gutenberg: Spanish Language
Project Gutenberg: French Language
Project Gutenberg: German Language
Project Gutenberg: Chinese Language
Project Gutenberg: Russian Language
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