Spanish and Portuguese language and Literature

Collection Statement

The collections support the teaching and research interests of the UCSD community in Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American literatures. The SSH Library has collections for Spain, Portugal, Brazil, and the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean and the Americas, including the original texts and translations as available and literary criticism in a variety of languages. The literatures of Chile, Cuba, Mexico, and the Andean and Central American regions are of particular emphasis.

Primary Library of Congress call numbers

PQ 6001+ Spain
PQ 7100+ Mexico
PQ 7300+ Caribbean -- Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
PQ 7400+ Central America -- Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
PQ 7600+ Argentina
PQ 7800+ Bolivia
PQ 7900+ Chile
PQ 8100+ Colombia
PQ 8200+ Ecuador
PQ 8250+ Paraguay
PQ 8300+ Peru
PQ 8500+ Uruguay
PQ 9000+ Portugal
PQ 9500+ Brazil


Key Resources for Spanish and Portuguese Language & Literature

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index [UCSD Only]

    1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.

  • Academic Search Complete [UCSD Only]

    Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.

  • MLA Bibliography [UCSD Only]

    1963 - present. Major database for research in literature, linguistics, and folklore

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Course Materials


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