Resources

Bibliography and Citations

Culture and Literature

Dictionaries

  • Lexical FreeNet Connected Thesaurus
    Connected Thesaurus. Easy to use database that allows you to search for relationships between words, concepts and people. Very powerful with features lacking in other thesauri.
  • Merriam Webster Online
    The reference classic - fast reliable site.
  • OneLook Dictionary Search
    Multi-database word and terminology search-queries. Type in your word and look it up in multiple dictionaries and thesauri. The only thing like it out there - a must have! Dictionary word count = 2561928 words in 647 dictionaries now indexed.
  • Reverso
    Useful dictionary tool.
  • Your Dictionary.com Free Online Dictionary -- A Web of Online Dictionaries
    Biggest set of dictionaries on the web (more than 1500 dictionaries representing 230 languages); site also offers linguistic "Fun & Games" (From 'Historical Linguistic Games ' to 'On-line Vocabulary Quizzes').

Faculty Resources

Film

  • Amazon.com
    Mainstream videos and DVDs, including most available popular foreign feature film titles.
  • Facets Multi-Media
    The single best source for international cinema on video and DVD. The FACETS catalog includes both feature films and documentary works.
  • Kino International
    A small but important collection of international cinema, including seminal works of Weimar film. Excellent print reproductions; many restored versions. Kino titles are also available through most of general video distributors.

Miscellaneous

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    Overcome information overload and focus on essential data from over 1,700 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.
  • Clase & Periodica Analytical bibliographic databases developed by the Autonomous National University of México.  Altogether they have indexed more than 3,000 journals from 20 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and offer more than 600,000 records, of which more than 110,000 provide abstracts and links, external and internal links, to the full text of the documents from 16 countries, free of charge.
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS)
    The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities
  • The Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
  • Source for approximately 300,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
  • JSTOR
  • Noted for quality and breadth of content: journals, books, and primary sources are all contained on a single, integrated platform
  • Project Muse
  • A leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery.

Website Resources

  • Note: Bard's Language Center (in Olin LC) offers various categories within the below categories as well.