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Spanish Honors: Mary Ellen Mitterer: Books & DVDs

Finding Books

Use the COD Library's book catalog en espanol to find books & videos. Use the search fields to combine multiple search terms and limit your results by material type (book, video), date, or language. You'll need a current library card to check out books.


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Spanish Language Books - How to Search

The Library also has a number of Spanish readers, books in Spanish, and bilingual Spanish-English books to read. Here are some examples of search terms to use in the library catalog: 

  • "spanish language readers"
  • "spanish language materials" AND bilingual
  • "spanish language materials" AND fiction
  • "spanish language materials" AND poetry

Spanish Language Films - How to Search

The Library has a number of Spanish language films.  Also, many American produced movies in the DVD format have alternate soundtracks in Spanish.

To locate Spanish language films in the library, try the following search terms: 

  • "foreign language films" AND spanish
  • "spanish language films"
  • "feature films, spain"
  • "feature films, mexico"

Print Dictionaries

OPD - Oxford Picture Dictionary

The Oxford Picture Dictionary contains topics to prepare learners for work, academic study, and citizenship. Contains over 4,000 words, 421 verbs and practice activities.

The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary (Diccionario Universidad de Chicago Inglés-Español)

This dictionary enables users to find the precise equivalents of the words and phrases they seek. Completely bilingual, the dictionary focuses on two contemporary international languages, American English and a worldwide Spanish rooted in both Latin American and Iberian sources.

Spanish-English English-Spanish Medical Dictionary

The book contains nearly 23,000 comprehensive medical terms, technology-related medical terms, and medical Abbreviations, plus definitions, translations, tips on pronunciation, signs and symptoms of common disorders, practical phrases used in daily communication with patients.

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