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A guide to research in Spanish and Latin American culture, history, current affairs, and literature.

About Reference Sources

If you're having a hard time getting ideas for your paper topic or you need to look up basic information about a particular Spanish topic, try looking at one of the reference works or websites listed below.

Dictionaries and encyclopedias provide concise, detailed, scholarly descriptions theories, issues, methods, and more. Use them for background information and to find effective search terms for online databases.

Print reference books can be found in the Reference Section, near the Learning Commons on the first level of the library.

History and Culture