Language & Culture Pathfinder

--a place to begin researching, not a complete list

Cambridge Campus of AnokaRamsey Community College
300 Spirit River Dr
Cambridge, MN  55008

Reference Sources:

 Ref PC4640 .C598 2004 Firefly Spanish/English visual dictionary

 Ref PC4640.A54 1986 American Heritage Larousse Spanish dictionary Spanish/English, English/Spanish

 Ref P61.S65 Seven language dictionary: French-English, Italian-English, German-English, Russian-English, Hebrew-English, Portuguese-English, Spanish-English

 Ref Z1224.C158 Contemporary Authors

 Ref PN771.C59 Contemp Literary Criticism or:

 Discovering Collection Select Literature: Authors/Works/Topics. The Language Portal 30 bilingual dictionaries supported by GEA Refrigeration

 World Wide Words Michael Quinion, British Lexicographer's compendium of English

Magazine & Journals:

 People magazine (Spanish ed) Print in CCLibrary

 La Prensa (Latinos in MN) Print in CCLibrary

 Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost)*

 Proquest Newspapers *

* Remote (home) access to the DBs requires login using your barcode (back side of your Lib/ID card) & your password (your last name).

For videos:

 Films on Demand streaming videos* 
Enter Topic or Keyword and  >>Titles for full length films.  Select Advanced Search to find topics like Spanish culture. 

Audiovis  F1385.M3 1988  Mexico City: the other Mexico
Audiovis GR115.C45  Celebrating the Day of the Dead
Audiovis PC4121.D41  Destinos: Intro to Spanish
Audiovis PC4121.S9  Survival Spanish



Search MnPALS Library Catalog for books such as:  (for other Ebks* >>url)
Browsing Library of Congress locations in CCLibrary:

E65.V6  Ancient sun...Aztec, Maya, Inca
F1219.3  Mayan history
F1219.73.A98 Aztec world
F1230.C945  Tenochtitlan
F1435.3.A7 Blood of kings
GT4995   Day of the Dead
QB638.8  End of time: Maya mystery

Ebk Way the wind blows: climate, history
  • F -- Cultural history

  • GT -- Cultural Celebrations

  • P - Language & Linguistics

  • PA   Classical Greek & Latin

  • PC --  Spanish language

Giving credit to your sources:  Remember that any time you use anyone else's words or ideas you must give credit to the source.  The following may help you organize your citations:

MLA Citations Purdue U Libraries

Guide To The New MLA Documentation Style by Joseph Trimmer is on Reserve at the Circulation desk.

Sources  by Gary Johnson, et al. Dartmouth College, 1998.  

   Recommended websites:

--American Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc.

--BBC -- Skillswise English as a Second Language

--BBC - Languages

-- LangMedia: Resources for World Languages

--LearnRussian RT, US based Russian lang TV

--Literacy Web English as a Second Language

--UCLA Language Materials Project: Teaching



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