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SPAN 833: Survey of Spanish Literature I (to 1700)


Welcome to the course guide for SPAN 833: Survey of Spanish Literature I (to 1700)

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 or by phone at 316-978-5078. For more information on other language-related issues, please explore the WSU Libraries subject guide for Spanish.




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 2017 (August 21 - December 15)

Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.*

Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.**

Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.**

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Monday, September 4th for the Labor Day holiday.

**Closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Welcome to the Digital Literacy Series Workshops!

Each semester the University Libraries offers workshops designed to strengthen the skills of students, faculty and staff in the use of online tools for research, presentation and teaching.  Faculty and instructors are welcome to encourage student attendance at library workshops and even offer extra credit for students that attend a workshop (certificates of attendance are available to students upon request).  Workshops are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.


Spring 2018 Digital Literacy Workshop Schedule

Register for the workshop you would like to attend by clicking on its time/date link.

All workshops are held in Ablah Library, room 217.


Discovering Digital Literacy:  Explore key concepts and practices necessary to proficiently engage and evaluate our growing universe of digital information.  Presented by Nathan Filbert.

2:00-3:30, Thursday, Feb. 1

Intro to Excel:  Learn how to create and navigate a basic spreadsheet in MS Excel 2013, a spreadsheet application.  Presented by Angie Paul.

2:00-3:30, Thursday, Feb. 8

Ebooks Make Research Easier:  You can do more than just read academic ebooks!  Come to this workshop to learn how the University Libraries’ collection of ebooks can save you time doing your library research.  Presented by Kathy Delker.

2:00-3:30, Thursday, Feb. 15

Copyright in the Digital World:   In a time of instant authorship and digital-born content, learn best practices for using others’ copyrighted work and learn how to protect your own copyrighted work.  Presented by Sara Butts.  


2:00-3:30, Thursday, Mar. 1


Website Creation and Management Using WordPressQuickly explore how a website is hosted, designed, and maintained within the WordPress environment. Learn the basics of HTML and CSS coding as you begin creating a sample website.  Presented by Samuel Willis.


2:00-3:30, Thursday, Mar. 8


You Found What in Special Collections? Unexpected Digital Treasures:  Did you know that Special Collections has digital materials available through the library website? This workshop will highlight some of our most unexpected digital treasures.  Presented by Jessica Mirasol.


2:00-3:30, Thursday, Apr. 5


Intro to Free Graphic Design ToolsInterested in graphic design but unsure where to begin? In this hands-on workshop we will explore freely available graphic design software programs for photo editing and digital illustration.  Presented by Meghann Kuhlmann.


2:00-3:30, Thursday, Apr. 12

Finding Freely Available Media:   Learn how to search for images, music, and videos that are free from copyright and legal restrictions so you can share, modify, or repurpose them for any creative project.  Presented by Meghann Kuhlmann. 

2:00-3:30, Thursday, Apr. 19

For questions, please contact Kathy Delker at

Undergraduate Workshop Schedule Fall 2017

WSU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff are all welcome to attend these workshop. All workshops are held in 217 Ablah, unless otherwise indicated in the WSU Libraries Events calendar. Click on the date/time link to RSVP for each event.

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

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 8

Avoiding Plagiarism: Learn to identify unintentional plagiarism, identify strategies to avoid plagiarism and become acquainted with relevant sections of 8.05 Student Code of Conduct at Wichita State.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 15

Search Strategies for Social Sciences: Explore the research process in-depth with example projects while discovering advanced tools and resources along the way.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 22

Search Strategies for Engineers: Discover tools and resources needed for your technology-based research projects.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 29

Introduction to Endnote: 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.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 6

Finding Government Information: Discover how to locate online government information such as census information, statistics, laws, and more!

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 13

Writing Papers and Citations in APA Style: Learn and practice using the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 20

Writing Papers and Citations in MLA Style: Learn and practice using the Modern Language Association (MLA) 8th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 27

Interdciplinary Research Strategies:Identify and apply key methods, tools, and resources for successful interdisciplinary research projects

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 3

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

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 10

Endnote Optimization Strategies: Customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 17
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