Spanish & Portuguese

Online Reference Sources

Considers cultural and historical contexts for major authors of fiction, essays, and poetry. Includes discussion of forms and genres, plus architecture, music, and film.

Encyclopedias

Online access to 11 volumes. Topics include political, economic & regional history (ancient to modern) plus language & literature, philosophy, music, religion, science, the performing arts, etc.

Dictionaries

Online grammar guide with verb conjugations and more, intended as quick reference.

Portuguese-Portuguese dictionary from Portugal

Portuguese online dictionary with English and Spanish language definitions.

Dictionary of Brazilian Indian languages organized alphabetically by language. In Portuguese and English.

Portuguese-Portuguese dictionary (Brazil)

Online Portuguese-English Dictionary

Unabridged bilingual dictionaries for French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian & Chinese, with native speaker audio pronunciation.

Select from 10 languages to translate from English, or to English from Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, or Russian.

Automatically conjugates over 10,000 Spanish verbs (from Daniel M. Germàn, University of Waterloo).

Biographical Sources

Lengthy literary biographies by recognized literary scholars and critics, covering past & present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

Statistics & Data

1993 to present

Up-to-date information and news on the countries of the world including politics, economics, business, news and data.