Librarian Resources for Adults

 

America Reads Spanish
The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade and the Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds have developed the campaign America Reads Spanish, aimed to increase the use and reading of Spanish through the thousands of libraries, schools, and book stores of this country.

 

Arte Publico Press
Arte Publico Press is one of the oldest and most important publishers of contemporary literature by U.S. Latino authors. Arte Publico Press also has its imprint, Piñata Books, for children and young adults.

 

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Information on the Hispanic American experience with biographies, activities, important dates and timelines.

 

Curso sobre el uso de computadora
El Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Palm Beach presenta este recurso sobre el uso de computadoras para ayudar a principiantes a familiarizarse con el uso del ratón.

 

Encontrar Información en el World Wide Web
Esta es una guía muy detallada de cómo encontrar información en el internet.  Incluye, consejos generales, herramientas de búsqueda y estrategias y tácticas de búsqueda. Este sitio también incluye recomendaciones de los mejores buscadores y multibuscadores.

 

English-Spanish Dictionary of Common Computing Terms
This is a basic glossary of computer-related terms.  It only includes the translation of the terms from Spanish to English

 

ESL Conversation Clubs @ Your Library
A collection of resources and tips for starting and running a successful ESL Conversation Club at your library.

 

Floricanto Press
Floricanto Press includes a selection of Latino popular reading, reference materials, immigration, history, psychology, and Latino women.

 

Guadalajara International Book Fair FIL
FIL is the most important Spanish-language book fair in the world. Authors, literary agents, librarians, booksellers, and more than 1,600 publishing houses from 39 countries attend this event. The half a million visitors expected this year will enjoy the world of books and share the very best of the culture and arts of Colombia, 2007 Guest of Honor.

 

LearnTheNet.com en Español
Esta es una guía extensa de como aprender a utilizar el Internet.  Esta guía le provee información a nivel detallado acerca del Internet.   Esta guía hace uso de múltiple gráficas para facilitar el aprendizaje. Esta guía también está disponible en inglés.

 

MedlinePlus Spanish Portal
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. 

 

Literacy Information and Communication System
Provides links and resources to strengthen literacy across lifespan. Free literacy books can be obtained to teach a parent literacy workshop.

 

Prensa escrita
Directory of Spanish newspapers from across the Americas.

 

Toda la prensa
Directory of media links to free newspapers, magazines, radio and television with a focus on Spanish and Latin American sources.

 

Webjunction Computer Resources for Spanish-speaking Patrons
Resources, case studies, curricula, handouts, and more for libraries interested in helping Spanish-speaking patrons learn more about technology. Please share your library's resources and help improve technology services to Spanish-speakers in other communities.

 

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