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Spanish 501 Advanced Spanish Language Colloquium: Electronic Resources

OWHL e-Resources vs. Websites

OWHL e-Resources

  • Paid for by the library.  Often very expensive!
  • Cannot be searched in Google.
  • Includes sources written by professors, scholars, journalists
  • Authority of information is verified by experts.

Websites

  • Access is free.  No one is paying for the content.
  • Anyone can publish a website.  The information included is often not verified by anyone.
  • Can be searched in a variety of search engines, including Google.

Website Evaluation

Recommended Electronic Databases

For your selected culture and history topics, you may start with the following online sources.  They are paid databases via the OWH Library and are trustworthy ones.

Accessing E-Resources from Off-Campus

How do I access e-Resources off campus?

In order to do this, you must have the following:

  • Your BlueCard or student ID number
  • A Library PIN. You can obtain a 4-digit PIN number by connecting with us in person, or through the Ask Us chat service on our homepage.

What if I don't have a PIN?

Simply contact us via LibAnswer or chat with a Librarian