Notre Dame Resources
Teacher as Scholars
Teachers as Scholars (TAS) offers content-based seminars, led by university faculty, that provide teachers the opportunity to discuss scholarly issues during the school day. The Notre Dame TAS program offers a number of seminars each semester in the humanities and social sciences. Teachers are encouraged to take seminars which interest them regardless of their grade level or content expertise.
Institute for Latino Studies
The Institute for Latino Studies provides a variety of resources the community.
Snite Museum of Art
The Snite Museum of Art provided tailored touring programs, outreach activities, teacher services, and special events designed to enrich visitors' understanding of our shared humanity and our place in a changing world.
In addition to over 100,000 volumes related to Latin America, there are a number of specialized resources that support research related to the region.
While all books and journals related to Latin America can be located through the library’s general online catalog, nearly all other resources specifically geared toward helping you locate materials on Latin American can be found on our Latin American Studies Subject Page. These include specialized search engines to find academic articles on particular subjects (like the “Hispanic American Periodical Index”); links to news sources from and about Latin America, as well as links to a wide range of research tools, organizations, and information sources related to Latin American studies.
LASER is a web site for middle and high school teachers and students who are learning about Latin America in social sciences and humanities classes. The site provides lesson plans, information and other resources that can be incorporated into the middle or high school classroom.
Latin American Network Information Center
“LANIC’s mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. While many of our resources are designed to facilitate research and academic endeavors, our site has also become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students, private and public sector professionals, and just about anyone looking for important information about this public region.”
After clicking to the site, select Education and Primary and Secondary Education.
Library of Congress Portal to the World
“Portals to the world contains selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world. They are arranged by country or area with the links for each sorted into a wide range of broad categories.”
After clicking on the link, choose International Resources and Portals.
The culture website contains a wide variety of information presented in an interactive setting with text and spectacular graphics and photographs.