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1 ¿No Comprende? Spanish Health Information Resources for English Speaking Librarians Funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. NO1-LM

2 ¿No Comprende? Spanish Health Information Resources for English Speaking Librarians Participants will be able to... identify online resources for basic English medical terminology identify online Spanish vocabulary resources for basic library terms basic Internet terms and basic medical terms

3 Basic English Health Resources MedlinePlus –Has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 700 diseases and conditions –Encyclopedia –Dictionary

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10 Basic English Health Resources Genetics Home Reference –National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes responsible for those conditions. –Help Me Understand Genetics Handbook

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16 Basic Spanish Vocabulary Spanish Flashcards Excellent website for learning basic Spanish vocabulary Main website is not too pretty or well designed, but the vocabulary pages are very good Vocabulary sets use Flash to feature authentic audio and photos when you move your mouse over the Spanish words Some of the topics are the alphabet, animals, clothing, and more

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18 Basic Spanish Vocabulary Flashcard Exchange A free services that has over 749,000 flashcards from 26 languages with 14 different main categories of words including science and medicine Flashcards are created by the Internet community; you can add your own flashcards and share them with others Features are interactive and extensive: Study flashcards in a variety of orders Spell check with dictionaries in multiple languages Download and Import your flashcards with MS Excel or text Download your flashcards to your Palm Pilot or Pocket PC (paid feature)

19 Basic Spanish VocabularySymbols In general, Spanish symbols such as accents: búsqueda upside-down question marks: ¿ and enyes: niño can be found in Symbols under the Insert menu. If you like keyboard commands, often the Control key works: Accent: Ctrl + + vowel Upside-down question mark: Ctrl+Shift+Alt+? Enye: Ctrl + Shift + ~ + n

20 Spanish Library Vocabulary Spanish in Our Libraries Ever want to know how to say I will get someone who speaks Spanish or Do you have a library card? SOL-Plus has a wealth of library vocabulary in Spanish Site even features Dewey in Spanish Library of Congress system in Spanish Bookmarks Signage And loads of other goodies!

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22 Spanish Library Vocabulary REFORMAs Library Resources REFORMA is the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking In addition to the other resources that REFORMA provides such as the listserv, networking opportunities, and scholarships, the Library Resources page has a wealth of vocabulary for libraries and the web Note: the Spanish for Librarians link is a large PDF document.

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24 Library Services to Spanish Speakers Web Junction Web Junctions Services to Spanish Speakers –http://webjunction.org/do/Navigation;jsessionid=C6FAA ABC94FD97C7 08D71C6B?category=7840http://webjunction.org/do/Navigation;jsessionid=C6FAA ABC94FD97C7 08D71C6B?category=7840 – Resources for working with Spanish-speaking library patrons Web Junction Spanish Language Outreach Program –http://webjunction.org/do/Navigation?category=10555http://webjunction.org/do/Navigation?category=10555 –equips local library staff with knowledge and resources to meet the technology needs of their community's Spanish speakers

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28 Spanish Internet Vocabulary Important /Common Spanish Internet Words La búsquedasearch, generally a box next to this word Los enlaceslink as in hyperlink Actualizadoupdated La páginapage La Redthe Net or Web El InternetInternet El base de datosdatabase

29 Spanish Internet Vocabulary Glossary of Spanish Internet Terms This commercial website has an excellent list of the basic Internet terms that you will come across on a daily basis. Learn Spanish: Internet Terms in Spanish and English Not beautiful, but simple, once you scroll down on this site, there is a more extensive list of Internet and computer terms in Spanish.

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31 Computer tools in Spanish Mousing Around Tutorial (in English WebJunction Materials for Working with Computers and Spanish Speakers –New User Online Tutorial in Spanish (in English

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34 Spanish Medical Vocabulary Polyglot: Multimedia Medical Spanish Translator Interactive, side-by-side vocabulary and phrase listing with audio English-Spanish Dictionary of Health Related Terms Contains terms organized in alphabetical order, including culture specific expressions associated with diseases, vocabulary used in Mexican traditional medicine, and folk terms utilized among migrants/ immigrants to describe illnesses and symptoms.

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36 Thank You! ¡Muchas Gracias!


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