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Latin American Country & Poet: Home

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Your Country: Facts & Background

Your Country: Official Websites

  • Using Google or your favorite Internet search engine, search for Name of Country ] Ministry of Tourism.  Look at the results list carefully to be sure you use the official ministry website.  Get official marketing information about unique places, cultural events, attractions, and unique traditions. You will often find lots of colorful images here as well. Gather the information needed to cite this source.
  • Using Google or your favorite search engine, search for Name of Country ] embassy United States. Look at the results carefully.  Choose your country's embassy in the United States.  Here you will find official information about your country, published by that country's government, and in the English-language. Gather the information needed to cite this source.

Find Images

Below are image-sharing websites.  Be sure to use Google's reverse image search to check accuracy! Don't see a reverse-search tool?  Follow this step-by-step guideDrill down and find out about the photographer, too.  Should you trust that the image is really what s/he claims it is? Gather the information needed to cite these sources.

Evaluate Sources

These recommended information sources are already vetted by the QVCC librarian. YOU are responsible for evaluating the credibility of any additional source you find on your own. The credibility of images is your responsibility, too. Photo management sites do not assume responsibility for accuracy or authenticity. Try theABCD method to evaluate web and image sources.

ABCD Evaluation Tool - Word Doc

ABCD Evaluation Tool - Google Doc

Librarians can help!

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