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E books, audiobooks, magazines, and database resources that are perfect for learning Mandarin, French, or Spanish

What's the username and password?  Here they are!  (This link will work for those with an saschina.org email address. Passwords are only for our community and must not be shared outside of SAS.)

How do I use ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines? If you have trouble, take a look at the Help with Sora, Flipster, and rbDigital tab above for directions about how to get access and log-in via your browser or a free app.

Chinese Databases--Free Until Feb. 29

 

Chinese

  • Listen to over 20 audiobooks in Chinese in our Sora audiobooks collection. The log-in is your ID card number as both your username and your password. 
  • Read Scientific American in Chinese.《科学美国人》Scienfitic American是享誉全球的科普杂志,1845年创刊,拥有18种语言全球版本。《环球科学》为其独家授权的簡体中文版杂志,致力于为华语读者提供原汁原味的《科学美国人》文章,最前沿科技报道与深度分析,是科技工作者、管理层、商务人员、文化阶层都喜欢阅读的杂志。Unlimited numbers of students can access the magazine simultaneously and download it for off-line viewing.
  • Read Vogue magazine in Chinese《Vogue服饰与美容》由康泰纳仕公司与人民画报社合作出版,是创立于1892年、被国际时尚界誉为“时尚圣经”的《Vogue》这一的著名时尚杂志品牌的第16个国际版本。自2005年面市发行7年以来,《Vogue服饰与美容》致力于与世界顶尖的摄影师、造型师、超模和设计师们一起亲密合作,以权威的国际潮流和本土化的视角聚集了一群欣赏其精良制作和品位的忠实核心读者,并前所未有地在短期内成为《Vogue》所有版本中最有影响力的版本之一。《Vogue服饰与美容》承诺激励和寻找最优秀的本地设计人才,拓展跨领域合作项目,积极推动中国时尚行业各环节的联手发展,并将继续为其读者提供最优质的时尚阅读体验。Unlimited numbers of students can access the magazine simultaneously and download it for off-line viewing.
  • Read Conde Nast Traveler in Chinese. 这是一本集休闲、高雅、高端于一体的旅游生活方式类杂志, 以“旅行的真谛”(Truth in Travel)为办刊宗旨,内容不仅涵盖旅游目的地、酒店、美食与美酒、自驾、航空、旅行礼仪和和商务旅行,而且涉及行装、购物、美容等与旅行生活息息相关的诸多方面。Unlimited numbers of students can access the magazine simultaneously and download it for off-line viewing.
  • Project Gutenberg has over 50 ebooks in Chinese.

French

  • Les Explorateurs  -- Des reportages illustres sur les animaux, la nature, l'environnement, la technologie,etc. Une experience facile et amusante. Une recette ou un bricolage Des pages de jeux. Trois bandes dessinees: Hugo et Marja, Catou la curieuse et Boris Des fiches a collectionner par numero.
  • Les Debrouillards --  S'interesse a tout: la nature, l'environnement, la technologie, l'espace, le corps humain, les communications, l'histoire,le futur, etc. Reportages, dossiers, chroniques variees, jeux, bandes dessinees...Un savoureux alliage de science, de jeux et d'humour.
  • Use NewsBank to find news articles from French-speaking countries in French. First click on this A-Z Source List, then use the drop-down menu (where it says All Keywords) to select LANGUAGE, and type in French.
  • Project Gutenberg has over 50 books in French.

Spanish

  • Read Muy Interestante in Spanish via rbDigital. Única publicación para niños y niñas de enseñanza básica orientada a ampliar y profundizar diferentes temas adecuados a su edad. Unlimited numbers of students can access issues simultaneously and download them for off-line reading. 
  • Use NewsBank to find news articles from Spanish-speaking countries in Spanish. First click on this A-Z Source List, then use the drop-down menu (where it says All Keywords) to select LANGUAGE, and type in Spanish.
  • Project Gutenberg has over 50 books in Spanish.