Spanish and Hispanic
4. virtual resources
4.3 humanities portals/sites
Intute Arts and Humanities Hub
This site contains links to sites within all subject areas of the Humanities (simply click on Spanish Studies in this case) and you will be offered routes to projects/organizations, primary sources, research-related sites, secondary sources, teaching and learning related sites and also bibliographical sources. Unfortunately, its funding was discontinued in 2011. The site will be live for a further three years (i.e. until 2014), but it is no longer being updated.
America Latina Portal Europeo
This portal helps researchers locate online material relating to Latin America. Conference and research group papers from all over the world are available, as are the tables of contents of most journals publishing material relating to Latin America. Researchers can ‘deposit’ their work in the webpage’s ‘open archive’. The portal also provides information on upcoming conferences and events relating to Latin American studies.
The British Academy Portal
This is the British Academy's directory of online resources in the humanities and social sciences. It is designed as an entry point to resources available for those working in higher education and research, including the domain of modern languages amongst many other subjects.
The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
LANIC is affiliated with the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. it is an internet-based information system which provides access to resources about Latin America, particularly to aid in research and academic studies of the region.
The Argentina Research Students Network (ARSN)
ARSN brings together postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines who have a research interest in Argentina. It provides a forum that aims to improve interaction, the dissemination of information, sharing of research and fostering of academic discussion among student researchers of Argentina in the UK or those who work through UK universities. It collaborates with broader Latin American networks and institutions to stage joint workshops and events whilst maintaining a country-specific focus.
Centre for Languages, Linguistic and Area Studies
This portal provides an online single point of reference for research interests in modern language studies across the UK. The website provides a collection of peer-reviewed articles and a series of area studies library collections, as well as an archive project containing details of all completed projects the centre has taken part in since its establishment in 2000.
The European Library - previously Gabriel
This is the World Wide Web service of Europe's National Libraries represented in the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL). It offers information about all the National Libraries of Europe, their services and online exhibitions.
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte
Official website of the ministry of education in Spain, with directories of institutions promoting education, culture and sport.
An interactive service for the free exchange of information on Spanish current affairs and the historical, linguistic and cultural development of Spain, originally promoted and supported by the Embassy of Spain in Canada and now under the auspices of the General Directorate for Cultural Affairs within the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Universia.es - el portal de los universitarios
This portal facilitates access to the digital libraries of many Spanish universities.
Red Conceptualismos del Sur
This is a network of researchers on Latin American Art.
Humanidades en América Latina
This portal has been organized by LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) and lists numerous websites devoted to Latin American Architecture, Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music, Performing Arts and Philosophy.
Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
A collaborative, multilingual and interdisciplinary network of institutions, artists, scholars, and activists throughout the Americas. Its website houses a vast collection of materials, including hundreds of hours of video footage, artists' profiles and discussion forums.
Out of the Wings
This online resource, the result of a three-year AHRC collaboration between King's College London, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Oxford, aims to make the riches of the theatres of Spain and Spanish America accessible to English-speaking researchers and theatre professionals.
A portal to written, sound and visual information about the history and cultural development of Hispanic individuals and communities in the United States.