Research Tools by Language: Spanish

Ethnic NewsWatch

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Includes current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. Content covers 1990-present, with specialized coverage of the following ethnic categories: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People. It is updated daily with new content and contains over 2 million full text articles.

Tags: Newspapers, International News, World News, Current Events

Gale Business: Plan Builder

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Gale Business: Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing, and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success. You will be prompted to create a personal account which will allow you to retain all of your information in one place.

Gale eBooks

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Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were available only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

Tags: Research, Homework Help, eBooks, Term Papers, Research Papers

Learning Express Library

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An interactive database with practice tests and tutorials for many standardized academic and licensing tests, such as the GED, SAT, Nursing, Real Estate, etc. Access: Sign in as new user and create personal account using your library card number as your user name.

Tags: ACT, SAT, Test Preparation, GED, College Admission, Jobs, Employment

LinkedIn Learning

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Learn technology, business, and creative skills with LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). LinkedIn Learning offers over 16,000 video courses and tutorials taught by industry experts. Courses are self-paced and offered in 7 different languages (English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese). Develop your skills in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Cloud, web development, photography, animation, marketing, and much more!

LinkedIn Learning can be accessed in a web browser and or with Apple and Android devices.

For mobile app use, follow these directions for setup:

  1. Download the LinkedIn Learning app from the App Store or Google Play Store
  2. Select Sign in
  3. Select Sign in with your library card
  4. Select the box for Enter your Library ID and type cals at the end of the auto-filled URL
  5. Enter your Library card number and PIN and select Continue

Tags: Continuing Education, Online Classes, Career Skills

LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts

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This database currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.

Tags: Library Science, Information Science, Libraries, Librarianship, Information Technology

Literature Criticism Online

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The complete collections of Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, and Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism in one easily searchable resource.

Tags: Literary Commentary, 19th Century Criticism, 20th Century Criticism, Humanities, Literary Theory

Mango Languages

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Provides language learning experiences with step by step lesson plans for 71 different languages. This database features ESL (English as Second Language) lessons for over 16 languages along with a text translator. First time users must create a profile in order to use the resource.

Tags: Languages, Foreign Language, Spanish, French, Chinese, ESL