Pathfinders are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety
on a topic they are researching. They provide a head start for students as they
begin their research project.
To find books in the MHS
Media Center, open
Spectrum (the electronic card catalog) located on the student desktop. Type in the topic you want to search. If you don't already have a topic, you can find some lists of books by looking at the following keywords:
Some titles we have are:
Stewart, Gail. Life during the Spanish Inquisition.
San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, c1998.
Martin, Colin, and Parker, Geoffrey. Spanish Armada.
New York : W.W. Norton, 1988
Grabowski, John F. Spain. San Diego, CA
Lucent Books, 2000.
Romero-Salvado, Francisco J. Twentieth-century Spain :
Society in Spain 1898-1998. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
REF 946 KER
Kern, Robert W. The Regions of Spain : A Reference Guide to
History and Culture. Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Thomas, Hugh. The Spanish Civil War. Rev. and
enl. ed. New York : Harper & Row, c1977.
REF 920 ENC
Encyclopedia of World Biography (vol. 1). 2nd ed. Detroit :
SELECTED WEB SITES
This site, in association with Ambassador Jose Luis Pardos, promotes free exchange
information on Spanish current
affairs and its historical, linguistic and cultural development.
History of Spain, Primary Documents
A list of active links of primary documents concerning Spanish History from ancient
Spain--A Country Study
From the Library of Congress, this site has an extensive outline of topics about
history that are active links to short paragraphs about the outline topic.
Artcyclopedia: Spanish Artists
An historical listing of Spanish artists in chronological order from Luis Borrassa in
up to the present.
All About Spain
Primarily a tourist guide, this site has some great information about the regions of
the culture and the history.
Frommer's Travel Guide
Select an area or
city of Spain to search.
Spain, then the city you
want to search.
Lonely Planet Travel
Select the city you want
Covers many Spanish cities.
Travelling in Spain
Information about many different Spanish cities.
Travel.org: The Directory for
Travel info for cities all over the world.
Click on Provinces of Spain
Index, then select cities, museums, fiestas, exchange rates, etc.
Money...dollars to Euros:
databases of magazine articles, a biography resource, and health and business
references. Try Reference Center Gold, Expanded Academic ASAP, and Biography
reference center including books, magazines, newspapers, pictures, maps,
articles from the Boston Globe (1980 - current), Boston Herald (1991 -
current), and ten other Massachusetts newspapers.
They are also available from home. You
can gain access to these resources from
home by going to the Answers...To Go! web page made available from the
Northeast Massachusetts Regional Library System:
and enter your public library card
number (from Methuen or any MVLC member
library) where you are prompted for a patron or user number.