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SPN225: Advanced Composition: Getting Started: Background & Books

Fall 2017, P. Gonzalez


Discover: Start here for books, articles & more.

  • Use "Login for full access" at the top of the screen and enter your Smith login.

Discover Advanced Search includes limiting options.

Watch a video tutorial on how to do an advanced search using the Libraries' Discover search box.

Or Search Five College Catalog to Find Books

Five College Library Catalog

To limit to Spanish lanaguage sources, use Advanced search.  Use keyword to find a few sources. Then to find more, click on the subject headings you see. Examples of "Subject begins with" searches:

Women  - Latin America
Women - [country name]
Feminism - [country or region]
Sex role - [country name] - History -
Population policy
Contraception - Latin America
Women's rights
Women - Societies and clubs

Reference Sources - Dictionaries

For more links to language and news sources on the web, see the Libraries' Spanish & Portuguese subject page (under Research Tools)

Oxford Spanish Language Dictionary OnlineDiccionario de la Lengua Española (Real Academia Española) Spanish page for dictionaries

Background Information

LANIC Education Encyclopedia of Latin American History & Culture Mexico encyclopedia cover image

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