Finding Internet sites for Modern Languages

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    Language Studies

    • Cercles: European Confederation of Language Centres in Higher Education
    • Dictionary.com : an online dictionary with links to many other tools.
    • ELRA: The European Language Resources Association
    • I Love Languages is a database listing language-learning materials available on the Internet. It includes has a good listing of online dictionaries.
    • The Internet Dictionary Project provides access to free online dictionaries.
    • OneLook dictionaries indexes over 600 online dictionaries.
    • Thesaurus.com : online version of Roget's Thesaurus

    Spain and Spanish Studies

    • (ACIS): Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
    • Centro Virtual Cervantes in the Aula de Lengua pages provides resources for learning and practising Spanish.
    • CIA World Factbook Key statistics on Spanish geography, people, government, economy, transport, communication and defence.
    • Government on the WWW: Spain provides links to Spanish political web sites.
    • I Love Languages is a huge catalogue of multilingual Internet resources.
    • The Instituto Cervantes, the official Spanish Government Cultural Centre, promotes Spanish language teaching and knowledge of the cultures of Spanish speaking counties throughout the world. The London branch offers a range of language courses and cultural activities such as film screenings, lectures, exhibitions and concerts. They have an extensive Library specialising in Spanish and Latin American language and culture at the London branch which offers access to anyone for an annual fee.
    • REBIUN Spanish University Libraries Union catalogue
    • Spain: a country study produced by the US Library of Congress.
    • Spanish language and culture by Barbara Kuczun Nelson of Colby College, Maine.
    • Spanish political resources on the Net