Spanish and Hispanic
3. resources in the rest of the world
3.2 cultural institutions
Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueología en Roma - CSIC
This school, located in Rome, belongs to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and holds a library specializing in Spanish History and Archaeology. It also holds special collections of Roman topography, archaeology of Italy and the Mediterranean, Art and Ancient histories.
Instituto Cervantes in New York
This is a worldwide non-profit organization created by the Spanish government in 1991. It is the largest organization in the world devoted to the teaching of Spanish. It maintains a presence in over twenty countries throughout thirty-six centres devoted to Spanish and Hispanic American culture and Spanish Language. In New York City, InstitutoCervantes works in collaboration with other institutions in organizing cultural activities such as lectures, book presentations, concerts, art exhibitions, The Spain Film Festival and Festival of Flamenco.
Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM)
SALALM's primary missions are the control and dissemination of bibliographic information about all types of Latin American publications and the development of library collections of Latin Americana in support of educational research. SALALM is the only international forum focused exclusively on collection development and services in libraries with Latin American collections. It provides links to Latin American Libraries and Collections in both Latin America and the rest of the world.
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
LASA is a US-based association for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. It has over 5,500 members, with a significant percentage residing outside the United States. The organization published the Latin American Research Review (LARR), hosts a biannual conference and its website provides updates on employment and research opportunities. LASA’s list of resources for Latin Americanists provides links to databases and resource centres, mostly based in the United States.
Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)
CLACSO is an international non-governmental organization for the study of social sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean. Created in 1967, it is a network of research institutions and postgraduate programmes in the social sciences from 21 countries within the region, and aims to promote research and teaching of the region as well as cooperation between institutions both within and outside Latin America.
Consejería de Educación en Estados Unidos
The Office of Education and Science of the Embassy of Spain in the United States deals with numerous services and programmes.