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International Education Research Guide - LSC-North Harris



This page is a resource for International Studies and Language faculty and students, and for grant-related student activities.

Government Organizations
  • EmbassyWorld
    This site provides links to to embassy web pages around the world. Select embassy and country of location from pull-down menus.
  • Foreign Embassies of Washington D.C.
    Links to embassy information, in alphabetical order. Find address, phone, fax, and, where available, email address, link to embassy Web site and link to the country profile from CountryWatch database. Find, also, information on historic embassy buildings.
  • United Nations
    The gateway to a wealth of information: news, documents, photos, publications and much more. Main topical divisions: Peace & Security, Economics & Social Development, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs, International Law. Parts of the site can be viewed in any of the official languages of the UN: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, or Spanish.
  • U. S. Department of State
    The Web site includes information about the Department's activities, world events, travel information and recommendations, countries, press releases and briefings, international issues, and other topic links.

Library International Film & Travel Video Holdings

Holdings are listed by county. Circulating items may be checked out. Instructional items may be viewed by students in the Library's Reserve Room on the 2nd floor.
Other Resources
World Languages and Cultures
  • Centro Virtual Cervantes
    From the Instituto Cervantes in Spain, a very extensive Web site in Spanish on the Spanish language, literature, museums, and other cultural manifestations. Includes images, photographs, information about conferences, links to online discussions, and more.
  • French Links - La Page des Liens
    From the French program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, links related to French literature, art, language, history, government, the Francophone world, and other topics of interest to students and francophiles.
  • Global Gateway: World Culture & Resources
    from the Library of Congress.
  • Internet Resources for Language Teachers and Learners
    A page of resources for students and teachers of a variety of languages, originally developed at the Language Institute at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. Now maintained by Fred Riley.
  • Languages
    From Infocrumb, "the place to find educational crumbs." Site includes links for language teachers and students, for ESL, French, Spanish, and other languages.
  • Learn Spanish
    Free online tutorials on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, from a private language resource company. Oral exercises may require downloading software.
  • Language Resources
    From a specialist in Internet resources, Lauren Rosen, Department of Learning Support Services at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Language and culture links.
World Newspapers


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