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Library Databases

Electronic resources marked with an asterisk are provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

Fuente Académica*
In Library | Home Access
Scholarly journals predominately from Latin America in Spanish.

LearningExpress Library*
In Library |  Home Access
Test preparation and  practice with skills improvement resources (select courses are available with Spanish instructions) and ebooks.    Login instructions: For new users use your library card.  Previously established returning user logins should work.  Password: Your choice. Must be used each time.

Mango Languages
In Library | Home Access
Learn a new language with the Mango online language-learning system. Take a course in Spanish, French, English for Spanish Speakers, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese or one of many other languages.

TumbleBook Library
In Library |  Home Access
Animated talking picture books for children!


Best of the Web


BBC Languages – Audio and video courses in 14 languages; 12 week beginner courses in French, Spanish and Italian; and essential phrases in 36 different languages.


About.com  Languages section has lessons for French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish and English as a second language along with an audio lab and cultural information.