Spanish Language & Literature

Major Research Tools


Two databases--Literature Resource Center and LitFinder--for researching authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Contains full text of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, and biographical information.


Coverage: 1884-present.

Index of scholarly articles, edited books, and dissertations on literature, languages, film studies and folklore. Includes MLA Directory of Periodicals, which provides detailed information on periodicals covering literature and languages. For help searching MLA, see our Search Guide.


Collection of bilingual dictionaries (Spanish-English, English-French, etc.) from Oxford University Press.

Other Suggested Research Tools


Full-text library of literary works in Spanish and other languages. The library is searchable by title, author, or subject. A keyword search within a text can also be done by clicking on the "concordancias" icon where available.


Searchable dictionary of Medieval Latin vocabulary, focusing on sources from British Medieval Latin texts.

Full-text, Gateway

"Collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820."


Coverage: 1935-present

A searchable annotated bibliography of articles, books and reports on Latin America. Produced by the Library of Congress.


Digitized Spanish-language periodicals from the 19th century through the 1930s. Most titles are from Spain, but some are from other Spanish speaking countries. From the National Library of Spain.


Coverage: 1907-1984

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Full-text, Reference

Guide to literary critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

Visual resource

Streaming collection of feature films spanning the silent era through contemporary international cinema. Covers classic and contemporary cinema from Africa, Asia (primarily China, Japan, and India), Europe (including Soviet films), Latin America, and the Middle East.