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.

Who should rule? : men of arms, the republic of letters, and the fall of the Spanish Empire (Ricketts, Mónica, author.) Frost Library; DP192 .R53 2017

CT, o, la cultura de la Transición : crítica a 35 años de cultura española Frost Library; DP233.5 .C75 2012

CT, o, la cultura de la Transición : crítica a 35 años de cultura española Frost Library; DP233.5 .C75 2012

The myth of the Andalusian paradise (Fernández-Morera, Darío, author.) Frost Library; DP302.A5 F47 2016

The global cultural capital : addressing the citizen and producing the city in Barcelona (Balibrea, Mari Paz, author.) Frost Library; DP402.B25 B35 2017

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

La escritura paso a paso (Lapuerta, Paloma.) Frost Library; PC4420 .L37 2007

Cuban Spanish dialectology : variation, contact, and change Frost Library; PC4854.C8 C83 2017

The theater of revisions in the Hispanic Caribbean (Ford, Katherine, author.) Frost Library; PQ6115 .F66 2017

Une gêne technique à l'égard des fragments (Quignard, Pascal.) Frost Library; PQ615 .Q54 2005

Azulejo : anthology & guide to the AP Spanish literature and culture course (Colbert, Maria, author.) Frost Library; PQ6172 .C64 2012

Feliciana Enriquez de Guzmán, Ana Caro Mallén, and Sor Marcela de San Félix Frost Library; PQ6218.5.W65 F45 2016

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

Historia del huérfano (Martín, de León y Cárdenas, fray, 1584-1655, author.) Frost Library; PQ6412.M624 H57 2017

El imperio de la virtud (Terukina Yamauchi, Jorge L., author.) Frost Library; PQ6437.V2 Z75 2017

French novels and the Victorians (Atkinson, Juliette, author.) Frost Library; PQ653 .A83 2017

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

On the edge (Chirbes, Rafael, 1949-2015, author.) Frost Library; PQ6653.H6 E5313 2016

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

Así empieza lo malo (Marías, Javier, author.) Frost Library; PQ6663.A7218 A85 2016

Thus bad begins (Marías, Javier.) Frost Library; PQ6663.A7218 A8513 2016

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

Quédate con nosotros, Señor, porque atardece (Pombo, Álvaro, author.) Frost Library; PQ6666.O643 Q84 2013

Los devaneos de Erato (Rossetti, Ana, 1950-) Frost Library; PQ6668.O858 D4 1980

Still the same man (Bilbao, Jon, 1972-, author.) Frost Library; PQ6702.I465 P3313 2016

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

Yoro (Perezagua, Marina, author.) Frost Library; PQ6716.E4794 Y67 2015

La irresistible caída del muro de Berlín (Villaverde, Fernando, 1938-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7079.2.V48 I77 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

Postnational perspectives on contemporary Hispanic literature Frost Library; PQ7081 .S318 2017

Mientras no llegue el olvido (Zárate Fernández, Marcela Patricia, author.) Frost Library; PQ7081 .Z372 2016

Afro-Mexican constructions of diaspora, gender, identity and nation (Ramsay, Paulette, author.) Frost Library; PQ7081.7.B55 R36 2016

¡Manteca! : an anthology of Afro-Latin@ poets Frost Library; PQ7084 .M244 2017

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

Teatro completo (Garro, Elena, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297 .G3585 2016

Obras completas (Tario, Francisco, author.) Frost Library; PQ7297 .T36 2015

Before (Boullosa, Carmen, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.12.O76 A5813 2016

Poesía reunida (1979-2014) (Deltoro, Antonio, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.14 .E467 2015

Intervenir = Intervene (Dorantes, Dolores, 1973-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.14.O64 I58 2015

La Mariscala (Loaeza, Guadalupe, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.22.O53 M37 2015

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

A-H (García Manríquez, Hugo, 1978-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.417.A7356 A85 2014

The story of my teeth (Luiselli, Valeria, 1983-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7298.422.U37 H5713 2014

The kingdom of this world (Carpentier, Alejo, 1904-1980, author.) Frost Library; PQ7389.C263 R413 2017

La sustancia de lo inexistente (Fino Gómez, Carlos Orlando, 1986-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7389.L49 Z6276 2016

La Catedral de los Negros (Gala, Marcial, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7390.G24 C38 2015

Mudanza de los sentidos (Hernández, Angela, author.) Frost Library; PQ7409.2.H35 M83 2017

La biografía difusa de Sombra Castañeda (Veloz Maggiolo, Marcio, author.) Frost Library; PQ7409.V4 B5 2016

Uselessness : a novel (Lalo, Eduardo, 1960-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7440.L29 I8813 2017

Sovereign acts : performing race, space, and belonging in Panama and the Canal Zone (Zien, Katherine A., 1981-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7523 .Z54 2017

Antología de cuento argentino Frost Library; PQ7776 .A55 2013

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

The most foreign country (Pizarnik, Alejandra, 1936-1972, author.) Frost Library; PQ7797.P576 A2 2017

La mayor (Saer, Juan José, 1937-2005.) Frost Library; PQ7797.S22435 M3 2006

The Little Buddhist Monk ; &, The Proof (Aira, César, 1949-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.1.I7 A2 2017

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

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

The diaries of Emilio Renzi : formative years (Piglia, Ricardo, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.26.I4 Z46 2017

Lorca en Buenos Aires (Roffé, Reina, 1951-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.28.O375 L67 2016

Un cementerio perfecto (Falco, Federico, 1977-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.416.A362 C45 2016

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

A simple story : the last malambo (Guerriero, Leila, 1967-, author.) Frost Library; PQ7798.417.U373 H5713 2017

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

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

El volcán y el sosiego : una biografía de Gonzalo Rojas (Bradu, Fabienne, 1954-, author.) Frost Library; PQ8098.28.O37 Z558 2016

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

Cuentos completos (Benedetti, Mario, 1920-2009.) Frost Library; PQ8519.B292 C84 2016

I remember nightfall (Di Giorgio, Marosa, author.) Frost Library; PQ8520.14.I4 A613 2017

The Gurugu pledge : a novel (Ávila Laurel, Juan Tomás, author.) Frost Library; PQ8619.A85 G878 2017