Spanish 209 - Spanish for Heritage Speakers: Class Activities

Spanish for Heritage Speakers
Professor: Carlos Macias Prieto
Fall 2021

Activity 1 - Research Landscape

Time: 2 mn 

  1. Go to:
  2. Using keywords, enter your research topic. Use  a hyphen to connect two words (e.g. bilingual-education) 


Activity 2 - Using the library catalog

Time: 5 mn 

Goal: Explore the library catalog (search engine) to search for books and articles in Spanish 

  1. Go to
  2. Type search keywords in the search box 
  3. Scan the result list and refine your search if needed 
  4. Remember to use the filters for Language, Resource Type, and to select Peer-Reviewed Journals in the Availability 

Activity 3. Specialized Databases

Time: 5 mn 

  1. Go to the A-Z list of databases
  2. Using the All Subjects Filter identify one database you would like to explore 
  3. Share the name of the database you selected in this shared document
  4. Explore the database for materials on your topic 
  5. Be prepare to describe the database when we regroup