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SPAN 532: Survey of Spanish Literature

Introduction

Welcome to the course guide for SPAN 532: Survey of Spanish Literature

This guide includes resources that will assist you in completing your class assignments and research. Most of these resources are available online; however, only WSU students, staff and faculty may access resources with the  icon. If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane by email at Rachel.Crane@wichita.edu or by phone at 316-978-5078. For more information on other language-related issues, please explore the WSU Libraries subject guide for Spanish.

             

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MALIC

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Sedgwick County Stay-at-Home order MALIC is closed until the beginning of the fall semester (August 17, 2020).

Please consult the library COVID-19 guide for further updates: https://libraries.wichita.edu/covid19

 

Visit the Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC)!

 

Located in Jardine Hall, room 313, the Center houses both the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab and the Thurlow Lieurance Music Library. The Language Lab provides technical assistance for language study, a reference collection of international language dictionaries, as well as audio and video resources held in the University Libraries. It's also a wonderful place for study between classes.

Fall 2020 (August 17 - December 11)

Mondays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. * 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.**
Fridays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.**

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Spetember 7, in celebration of Labor Day
**Closed November 26-27, in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday

Savvy Scholar Workshop Schedule Spring 2020

WSU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff are all invited to attend Savvy Scholar workshops. All workshops are held in 217 Ablah, unless otherwise indicated in the description and the WSU Libraries Events calendar. Workshops are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays for more more opportunities to attend. See the pages listed in the left column for more information about each topic, including any handouts and presentations that might be used in the workshop. (Page titles might not be exactly like the workshop title and the list is alphabetized.) Click on the date/time link to RSVP for each event. 

February Workshops

Writing an Awesome Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create a literature review, from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings.

  • 4-5:00 pm Wednesday, February 5

Going Deep into Databases: Take a deep dive into database tools like setting filters and using wildcards to help you quickly and efficiently locate articles.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, February 7

Introducing EndNote for Citation Management: Learn to use EndNote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, February 12

Love Your Library: Open House: Meet librarians and staff from all departments: Research and Instruction, Technical Services, Special Collections and University Archives, and others. Light refreshments provided in C-Space.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, February 14

Drop-in Clinic: Hidden Gems in the Library: Drop in to meet the librarians who work behind the screens! Light refreshments provided in C-Space.

4-5 pm Wednesday, February 19

Discovering Search Engine Bias: We use search engines like Google every day, but do we know how they work? This workshop explores how algorithmic biases influence search results and provides strategies for minimizing biased results.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, February 21

March Workshops

Creating a Stunning Research Poster: Learn how to create stunning and visually effective posters for conferences, competitions and other presentations.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, March 6

Going Deep into Databases: Take a deep dive into database tools like setting filters and using wildcards to help you quickly and efficiently locate articles.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, March 11

Uncovering Primary Sources: Discover library databases and open websites for various types of primary sources, including diaries, company records, photographs, and maps.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, March 13

Creating a Stunning Research Poster: Learn how to create stunning and visually effective posters for conferences, competitions and other presentations.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, March 18

April Workshops

Discovering Search Engine Bias: We use search engines like Google every day, but do we know how they work? This workshop explores how algorithmic biases influence search results and provides strategies for minimizing biased results.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday April 1

Introducing EndNote for Citation Management: Learn to use EndNote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, April 3

Uncovering Primary Sources: Discover library databases and open websites for various types of primary sources, including diaries, company records, photographs, and maps.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, April 8

Drop-in Clinic: Working with Your Subject Specialist: Drop in for a consultation about your research, citations, or other projects. Light refreshments provided in C-Space

  • 12-1 pm Friday, April 10

Literature Reviews for Engineering: Engineering researchers will learn to create a literature review, from locating conference proceedings, standards and other primary resources to presenting findings.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, April 15

Writing an Awesome Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create a literature review, from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, April 17

Going Deep into Databases: Take a deep dive into database tools like setting filters and using wildcards to help you quickly and efficiently locate articles.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, April 22

Drop-in Clinic: Hidden Gems in the Library: Drop in to meet the librarians who work behind the screens! Light refreshments provided in C-Space.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, April 24

Drop-in Clinic: Working with Your Subject Specialist: Drop in for a consultation about your research, citations, or other projects. Light refreshments provided in C-Space.

  • 4-5 pm Wednesday, April 29

 

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