Check here for good resources from the librarians


Textbook

Ahmad, Iftikhar, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Susan Crofts and elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001.

Atlas

http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/world.htm

Books:


• Search the OPAC and Access PA and NetLibrary for the Subjects:
Latin America and each individual country for comprehensive books.

• Search the Reference Books are on the Book Cart or Reserve Shelf in the Library.

Galenet—Gale Virtual Reference Library


Online Reference Subscription Databases:


• Galenet—Student Resource Center

• World Geography—ABC-CLIO

• Electric Library

• CIAO (very scholarly international resources!)

Online Reference Periodical Subscriptions Databases:


• SIRS Knowledge Source

• EbscoHost

• Proquest

Websites:


The OPAC has links in each Subject search you perform—use those links!!
Ex.
Latin World --Latin World is an ongoing collection of resources and information on Latin America and its people that is continually growing and changing. The creators' intentions are to act as a hub for Latin American communications and to provide information for those interested in Latin America. Areas of interest that remain a constant of the web site offer information on Latin American countries, magazines, and a page of the week. There is also a special place for kids to visit called, "Latin World Kids."
Topic: Encomiendas (Latin America); Latin America
URL: http://www.latinworld.com/
*Lanic
Lanic is the online Latin America Network Information Center, which is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. You can find informational resources for specific areas of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and South America. You can also conduct a topic search and find information related to countries, economy, education, government, humanities, recreation, science, society and culture, and even more. A search tool is also available for specific searches. This is one of the most comprehensive resources for online information on Latin America.
URL: http://lanic.utexas.edu/

Welcome to Resources for Teaching about the Americas* (RetaNet), a web site for secondary educators with Latin America content for teaching and an on-line interactive learning community of teacher peers. SAMPLE LESSON PLANS!!!
http://retanet.unm.edu


Yahoo News and Media http://dir.yahoo.com/News_and_Media/
Click on BY REGION – BY COUNTRY—Current Events!!!

Search Nettrekker –from Online Reference—
Use DI- version--See Ms Nardelli for our school's the ID and PW

Search the Librarians Index to the Internet http://www.lii.org
to find more websites.

Cite all your sources in MLA 6th editon --use NoodleTools to format. **ALWAYS** Login on Library web page.

Always adhere to copyright laws--click on the PDF file below to see the guidelines.