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Spanish: A Guide to Research

News sources

Se habla espagnol signWhat's happening in the (Spanish-speaking) world?

Check out these sources for Spanish-language news:

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Online Language Learning Resources

Language Learning Tools 

Recommended by your instructors.


Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL): Spanish

Housed at the University of Texas at Austin, COERLL is one of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers (LRC's) funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The overall mission of these federally-funded centers is to improve the teaching and learning of foreign languages by producing resources (materials and best practices) that can be profitably employed in a variety of settings.


Spanish Tools & Resources

A collection of online resources for students of Spanish language and culture created by the NC State University's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Includes grammar tools. 



"Spanish Learning Made Easy" 



Language forums, dictionaries, grammar & usage tools, and more



For all languages - an electronic tool for translation courses


Live Lingua 

Phonetic transcription tools

Phonetic transcription keyboards

More Cultural and Language Resources

Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latinx, and Iberian Online Free E-Resources (LACLI)

A Latin America Northeast Libraries Consortium (LANE) project. This is a warehouse of online free e-resources with Latin American, Caribbean, U.S. Latinx, and Iberian full content. Direct link to Google doc is here

Acervo de Lenguas Indígenas Nacionales (ALIN)

Mexico's Secretary of Culture manages this open, physical and digital documentary collection that contains data on national indigenous languages ​​such as vocabularies, phrases and narrations in audio and video format. Its purpose is to preserve data on languages ​​that are at high risk of disappearance, and to have linguistic material available for research projects and language conservation.