Internet Resources for Latin America.Report as inadecuate

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This directory compiles information products and services and other resources pertaining to Latin America that were available on the Internet as of February 1996. Part 1 lists 15 World Wide Web (WWW) URLs that link to other subject or geographical lists of Internet sites providing Latin American resources. Part 2 lists approximately 115 information products and services available from universities, government agencies, and nongovernmental organizations, primarily in Latin America and the United States Southwest. Most resources are accessible via WWW, gopher, or FTP. The sites are fairly stable and offer unique databases, documents, directories, and other resources useful for Latin American research. Topics include bilingual education, national and regional news, economic and environmental issues related to the United States-Mexico border, academic and research networks, country databases, travel and cultural programs, Chicano and Latino research, technology and telecommunications, university information, colonias on the United States-Mexico border, social sciences databases in Latin America, educational exchange programs at the secondary and college level, indigenous peoples, Latin American history, Latin American culture, corporations, international commerce, human rights and social justice issues, teaching resources for secondary school teachers, migration, and economic development. Each entry includes a brief description. Part 3 lists 80 listservs and 21 USENET newsgroups concerned with Latin America and Latinos in the United States and elsewhere. Part 4 contains 32 references on networking in Latin America. (SV)

Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Information Sources, Internet, Latin Americans, Listservs, Networks, Universities, World Wide Web

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Author: Molloy, Molly E., Comp.


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