Spanish Research Guide

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  • MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
    Provides citations for items from journals and series published worldwide. Indexes books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, and bibliographies. Contains in each record a bibliographic citation for a journal article, book, or other item including information about the libraries that own the library resources. Extensive coverage on Spanish language and literature found in journal articles, books, dissertations, and proceedings. Change the language preference to Spanish in the "Limit to" box, by "language phrase" select "Spanish."
    Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To limit results to Spanish language articles, go to "advanced search", and under "limit to" select the pull down menu next to "Languages" and choose "Spanish."
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies (1935 to present)
    Bibliography on Latin America covering social sciences and the humanities.
  • HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index (1970 to present)
    Covers analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts. To search for articles in Spanish, on main search screen you can limit results by language, select "Spanish" from options.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch (1959 to present)
    Features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. Of the more than 1.8 million articles contained in the collection, nearly a quarter are presented in Spanish, making ENW an unmatched bilingual diversity database. To search in Spanish, select "Espanol" as language choice on upper right hand tab there is a pull down menu to choose an interface language.
  • Project Muse
    Searchable database that provides access to the full text of journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press and other university presses in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Covers such fields as literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and others. To limit to Spanish, go to the "article search" tab on top, scroll down to "article language"at bottom, and select "Spanish."
  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text (1955 to present)
    This index to historical journals includes annotated references to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the U.S. and Canada which are covered in "America: History and Life"). Covers over 2000 titles, including historical journals from almost every country and selections of journals in the social sciences and humanities for researchers and students of history. Covers articles published from 1954 to date. To find articles written in Spanish, select the language tab from the top and pull down "Espanol" for Spanish interface.
  • Dialnet
    A virtual library of Spanish academic journals, hosted by the University de la Rioja in Spain. Primarily a bibliographic index with tables of contents, it covers more than 5,000 journals and 2.1 million documents. There are a growing number of full-text articles available as content is continuously updated. Subjects covered include the sciences, social sciences and the humanities and arts. It is particularly useful for subjects related to Spain, such as history and Islamic studies, not well covered by other popular databases. English language search is available. Covers 1980 to the present.

For more databases, use the subject filter on A-Z Databases

Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).

Try these collections of historical and current newspapers (also see the News Research Guide or search the journal locator for specific titles).

  • Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies)
    Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.
  • PressReader
    Access to the most recent three months of more than 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages.
  • Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Historica (Virtual Library of Historical Press)
    A digitized collection of almost 2000 historical newspapers developed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. These periodicals date from 1777 through the 20th century.The search interface is available in English and several Spanish dialects.

Find images and streaming audio and video in these collections (also see the Images Research Guide, or the Film and Media Studies Guide).

  • Kanopy Streaming Video
    Kanopy offers a broad selection of thousands of streaming films, documentaries, and theatrical releases covering a wide variety of subject areas, with additional new releases launched monthly. If close-captioning is not included, it can be requested. Interactive transcripts are included. Note that US feature films are not typically part of the Kanopy offerings.
  • European Film Gateway
    Access to film and film-related treasures collected and preserved by 16 European film archives.
  • Universidad de Chile - Cinteca Virtual
    The Cineteca of the University of Chile, the oldest film archive in the country, has made over 150 films spanning the entire history of national cinema freely available to download or stream online. The project will be enhanced with further releases to take the total to more than 200 films by 2015. The films do not contain subtitles in English and due to age the dialogue may be difficult to understand in a few cases. A comprehensive document of how Chilean cinema has evolved throughout history and the way in which it has served as a means of addressing political, social and cultural themes in the country.
Start with these recommended freely available resources in this discipline.
  • Biblioteca Digital Hispánica
    This resource of the National Library of Spain offers online free and open access to books, manuscripts, drawings, prints, brochures, posters, photographs, maps and atlases, from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries.The BDH can be searched by title, author, material, collection and description. Some material is available as full text. English interface offered.
  • Centro Virtual Cervantes
    The Centro Virtual Cervantes provides extensive information about Spanish language and culture. Includes thousands of pages of cultural interest, material for learning Spanish, discussion forums, databases, reference works, a magazine on language and culture, a specialized search engine which provides direct access to many pages on language, literature, dictionaries, media, etc. In Spanish.
  • Biblioteca National de España
    World Wide Web site of the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, providing access to Ariadna, the catalog of the Biblioteca Nacional, and to other Internet resources of interest to library users in Spain and throughout the world. Also provides access to information on the Internet.

To live like a Moor : Christian perceptions of Muslim identity in medieval and early modern Spain (Constable, Olivia Remie, author.) Frost Library; DP103 .C68 2018

The struggle for Catalonia : rebel politics in Spain (Minder, Raphael, author.) Frost Library; DP302.C69 M56 2017

Córdoba de los omeyas (Muñoz Molina, Antonio.) Frost Library; DP402.C7 M85 2006

Jambalaya (Forns, Albert, 1982-, author.) Frost Library; PC3942.416.O77 J3618 2016

Students' basic grammar of Spanish : [English edition] Frost Library; PC4112 .S933 2013

El Pirata Garrapata (Muñoz Martín, Juan.) Frost Library; PC4115 .M37 2008

Los ojos de Carmen (Moscoso, Verónica.) Frost Library; PC4117 .M67 2008

The body Hispanic : gender and sexuality in Spanish and Spanish American literature (Smith, Paul Julian.) Frost Library; PQ6046.S49 S65 1989

Comedias y tragedias (Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616, author.) Frost Library; PQ6325 .A1 2015

Cartas (1604-1663) (Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635, author.) Frost Library; PQ6470 .A2 2018

His only son : with Doña Berta (Alas, Leopoldo, 1852-1901, author.) Frost Library; PQ6503.A4 S813 2016

Lire la ville, dire le crime (Gauthier, Nicolas, author.) Frost Library; PQ657 .G38 2017

Approaches to teaching the writings of Emilia Pardo Bazán Frost Library; PQ6629.A7 Z555 2017

The valley of the fallen = El valle de los caídos (Rojas, Carlos, 1928-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6633.O594 V3413 2018

Patria (Aramburu, Fernando, 1959-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6651.R26 P38 2016

El monarca de las sombras (Cercas, Javier, 1962-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6653.E62 M66 2017

Los pacientes del doctor García (Grandes, Almudena, 1960-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6657.R32 P33 2017

La vida negociable (Landero, Luis, 1948-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6662.A616 V53 2017

Double room (Magrinyà, Luis, 1960- author.) Frost Library; PQ6663.A3385 H3313 2017

Falcó (Pérez-Reverte, Arturo, author.) Frost Library; PQ6666.E765 F35 2016

En afán desmedido (Villena, Luis Antonio de, 1951-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6672 .I483 E54 2017

El dios de nuestro siglo (Luengo, Lorenzo, 1974-) Frost Library; PQ6712.U35 D56 2017

Alguien bajo los párpados (Sánchez-Andrade, Cristina, 1968-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6719.A53 A73 2017

La tinusa : poetas latinoamericanos in the USA (Dávila, Arturo, 1958- compiler.) Frost Library; PQ7076 .D38 2016

Todo es canción : antología poética (Ada, Alma Flor.) Frost Library; PQ7079.2.A32 T63 2016

La naturaleza como artificio : representaciones de lo natural en el modernismo (Escalante Adaniya, Marie Elise, 1977- author.) Frost Library; PQ7081 .E72 2016

Espacios de ficción : espacio, poder y escritura en la literatura latinoamericana (Ostrov, Andrea, author.) Frost Library; PQ7081 .O784 2014

Y todo es lengua : diez preguntas literarias (Paredes, Alberto, author.) Frost Library; PQ7081 .P32 2016

Contrapuntos : medio siglo de literatura iberoamericana Frost Library; PQ7081.3 .C66 2016

The Cambridge history of Latina Frost Library; PQ7081.A1 C353 2018

Transfronterizas : 38 poetas latinoamericanas Frost Library; PQ7084 .T73 2016

Elogio del tedio, encomio del viaje : ensayo sobre literatura mexicana (1920-1930) (Pascual Gay, Juan, author.) Frost Library; PQ7155 .P273 2016

En camas separadas : historia y literatura en el México del siglo XX Frost Library; PQ7207.H5 E53 2016

Ruta 70 : recuerdos del aula Frost Library; PQ7276 .R88 2017

Novelas escogidas (1981-1998) (Garro, Elena, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297.G3585 A6 2016b

Laura Méndez de Cuenca : Mexican feminist, 1853-1928 (Bazant de Saldaña, Mílada, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297.M394 Z5513 2018

Los idilios salvajes (Sheridan, Guillermo, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297.P285 Z8743 2016

Habitación con retratos (Sheridan, Guillermo, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297.P285 Z96315 2015

Escorpión dorado (Jiménez Medina, Fernando.) Frost Library; PQ7298.2.I467 E73 2016

La invención de un diario (López Mills, Tedi, 1959-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.22.O5926 I58 2016

La niña Frida (Martín del Campo, David, 1952-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.23.A713 N56 2017

Los pigmeos vuelven a casa (Monsreal, Agustín, 1941-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.23.O6863 P54 2016

La muerte me da : (en pleno sexo) (Rivera Garza, Cristina, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.28.I8982 M84 2016

Efectos personales (Villoro, Juan, 1956-) Frost Library; PQ7298.32.I55 E34 2016

The wild book (Villoro, Juan, 1956-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.32.I55 L5313 2017

Ningún infierno (Hosne, Alejandro, 1971-) Frost Library; PQ7298.418.O66 N56 2016

La historia de mis dientes (Luiselli, Valeria, 1983-) Frost Library; PQ7298.422.U37 H57 2013

No hay risas en el cielo (Urquiza, Ariel, 1972- author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.431.R77 N6 2016

La efeba salvaje (Velázquez, Carlos, 1978- author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.432.E435 E34 2017

Contemporary Central American fiction : gender, subjectivity and affect (Browitt, Jeff, author.) Frost Library; PQ7472.N7 B76 2018

Falso documental : poesía completa (1997-2016) (Chaves, Luis, 1969-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7489.2 .C496 2016

El precio del consuelo (Arias, Arturo, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7499.2.A73 P74 2017

Retrato del poeta como joven cuentista (Darío, Rubén, 1867-1916, author.) Frost Library; PQ7519.D3 A6 2016

Zama (Di Benedetto, Antonio, 1922-1986.) Frost Library; PQ7797.B4343 Z3 2018

Borges periodista : usos de la metáfora en textos para la prensa (Giménez Corte, Estanislao, author.) Frost Library; PQ7797.B635 Z676 2016

Homenaje a Borges (Kodama, María, author.) Frost Library; PQ7797.B635 Z769 2016

Amaramara (Gelman, Juan, 1930-2014, author, editor.) Frost Library; PQ7797.G386 A63 2015

El vuelo del tigre (Moyano, Daniel, author.) Frost Library; PQ7797.M735 .V84 2016

Villa del Parque (Consiglio, Jorge, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.13.O486 V55 2016

Dark (Cozarinsky, Edgardo, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.13.O97 D37 2016

Lupe, después del viaje (Miguens, Silvia, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.23.I365 L874 2016

Dailan Kifki (Walsh, María Elena.) Frost Library; PQ7798.33.A38 D3 2009

Viaje al fin de la memoria (García Marinozzi, Gastón, 1974-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.417.A736 V53 2016

América alucinada (González, Betina, 1972-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.417.O59 A84 2016

Las teorías salvajes (Oloixarac, Pola, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.425.L65 T46 2016

Su rostro en el tiempo (Parisi, Alejandro, 1976-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.426.A75 S8 2016

La crítica y el poeta : Eduardo Mitre Frost Library; PQ7820.M548 Z58 2016

Tiburón : una antología personal (Paz Soldán, Edmundo, 1967-) Frost Library; PQ7820.P39 T53 2016

Pablo Neruda (Buch, Hans Christoph, 1944-) Frost Library; PQ8097.N4 Z564 2017

Un puñado de cenizas : antología 1937-2001 (Parra, Nicanor, 1914-, author.) Frost Library; PQ8097.P322 A6 2015

El espíritu de la ciencia-ficción (Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003, author.) Frost Library; PQ8098.12.O38 E77 2016

Roberto Bolaño : estrella distante Frost Library; PQ8098.12.O38 Z82 2017

El fin de la historia (Sepúlveda, Luis, 1949-) Frost Library; PQ8098.29.E585 F56 2017

Valdivia (Ghigliotto, Galo, author.) Frost Library; PQ8098.417.H54 V3513 2016

Volver al oscuro valle (Gamboa, Santiago, 1965-, author.) Frost Library; PQ8180.17.A395 V65 2016

Return to the Dark Valley (Gamboa, Santiago, 1965-, author.) Frost Library; PQ8180.17.A395 V6513 2017

Cien años de soledad, 50 años despues Frost Library; PQ8180.17.A73 C5334 2017 x

Álvaro Mutis, memoria de Bélgica (Broeck, Anne Marie van, author.) Frost Library; PQ8180.23.U8 Z565 2016

La forma de las ruinas (Vásquez, Juan Gabriel, 1973-, author.) Frost Library; PQ8180.32.A797 F67 2016