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Spanish & Portuguese Research Guide

Research tools for Spanish and Portuguese.

Find Spanish & Portuguese books at the Latin American Library

Use these tabs ↑ to explore different ways to search for books.

Search our collections by typing keywords directly into this search box below, or try an Advanced Search in our library catalog.  New to the library?  Here are some Search Tips.





Books are assigned Subject Headings (controlled vocabulary keywords) when cataloged.   Click on different Subject Heading searches below to try it out.  Interested in Cuban Literature -- Women Authors?  Try switching up the country and region specific words below to match up these suggested searches with your own interests.         

Brazilian -- Poetry
Politics and literature -- Latin America
Central American fiction -- Women authors
Mexican literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism


Established authors often have their own Subject Headings:

Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986

Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998

Rosa, João Guimarães, 1908-1967

Books are purposefully placed next to their like-minded neighbors.  Found a book of interest?  Look at the books around it!  Below you can browse subject specific call number ranges:

Spanish Literature .......................... PQ6001-8929
Portuguese Literature...............PQ9000-9499

Brazilian Literature................. PQ9500-9698.36                          
Literature of Spanish America..........................  PQ 7081-8560                 
     

These are just some examples of call numbers of interest. Find more Latin American Call Number Ranges on the LAL Website.

Are you interested in a book that we don't have?  Sign in (with your Tulane ID and password) to Tulane's Interlibrary Loan and request the book!  Another library will mail it to us so that you can borrow it.  

Inter-Library Loan is free service.  In addition to books, you can order photocopies of journal articles, microfilm, dissertations and theses as well as government documents.  Questions?  Write the Inter Library Loan department at ill@tulane.edu.

Interested in searching for library material across the country and the world?  WorldCat searches library catalogs from over 72,00 libraries worldwide.  

Head to worldcat.org or search below by entering in title, subject or author.  Find something you like?  Order it via Inter-Library Loan


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