ARGENTINA

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Subscription Databases

  • Biography Resource in Context: Search biographies of Juan Manuel de Rosas, José de San Martín, Juan Perón, Eva Perón, Borges, Cortázar, Hernández, Echeverría, Roberto Arlt, Domingo, SarmientoCarlos Gardel, Raúl Alfonsín and Carlos Menem.
    -TEMA/SEARCH TERM=Nombres de personas importantes, otras temas. -Search tips: You can search by name, nationality or birthplace.
  • Destiny (is more than a book catalog---searches the Web and our subscription databases as well)
  • CultureGrams (A Country search Proquest database.TEMA/SEARCH TERM=Argentina>Table of Contents/Outline>see subtopics: economy, education, governement, etc...
    -SOURCE CITATION EXAMPLE:"Argentina" CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2010. Web. 6 Nov 2010.
  • Easy Bib (NEW): use to cite sources, take notes, click on the RESEARCH link and search the web as well.
  • Gale Virtual Reference (Searches Gale eBooks/database. You must learn to navigate these eBooks using the Table of Contents and index online.
    -TEMA/SEARCH TERM=Nombres de personas importantes, otras temas . OTRA TEMA/OTHER SEARCH: Argentina>Table of Contents/Outline OR eBook Index
    -SOURCE CITATION EXAMPLE:
    Borden, Timothy G. "Argentina: From Economic Miracle Political Meltdown." History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide. Ed. Sonia G. Benson, Nancy Matuszak, and Meghan Appel O'Meara. Vol. 6. Detroit: Gale, 2003. 12-23. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 6 Nov. 2010.Document URL: http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX3410600211&v=2.1&u=leyden&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w
  • Global Issues in Context (Gale's new portal format includes current news, reference resources, periodicals, videos and images.
  • Student Resource in Context (Reference online to newspapers, journals, images and media sources)
  • World Book Encyclopedia- excellent general encyclopedia.

General Web Reference

Country Facts
News
  • LibrarySpot-Healinespot (Argentinian news in Spanish.)


Temas de Exposición

ARGENTINA ASSIGNMENTSpanish III


1.El caudillo / Juan Manuel de Rosas
2. Juan Perón
3. Eva Perón
4. José de San Martín
5. Los gauchos
6. Los escritores
(Search World Book, Biography Resource in Context, Student Resource in Context and Gale's Literature Resource Center)
Jorge Luis Borges
Julio Cortázar
José Hernández
7. El teatro / los dramaturgos (Biography Resource in Context, Student Resource in Context....)
José Estéban Echeverría
Roberto Artlt
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
8. El tango / Carlos Gardel (Search Encyclopedia Britannica, Biography Resource in Context, Student Resource in Context....)
9. El arte (Search CultureGrams, Student Resource in Context, World Book Encyclopedia....)
  • "Argentina Street Art." World News Webcast.Web. 11 Nov 2010. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G251UluKoA8> Note: History of the graffiti renaissance after the dictatorship, pointing out key art and artists off the beaten path from Chacarita to Villa Crespo and ending in Palermo.
10. Los deportes populares / atletas (Search CultureGrams, Encyclopedia Britannica, Student Resource in Context....)
11. Las ciudades importantes (Search CultureGrams, Encyclopedia Britannica, Student Resource in Context....)
12. La Guerra de las Malvinas (Search Encyclopedia Britannica,Global Issues in Context Student Resource in Context....
13. La Guerra Sucia (Encyclopedia Britannica, eLibrary, Ebsco Advanced Placement, Global Issues in Content, Student Resource in Context....)
14. Raúl Alfonsín
15.Carlos Menem
16. El gobierno hoy
Use Global Issues in Context (database)
  • Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
17. El sistema escolar (CultureGrams, World Book)