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Spanish Language and Literature


Books are labeled with Library of Congress call numbers, which group them by subject. The libray catalog provides unique call numbers for locating each book.

To search the catalog enter a word or short phrase below:


Most Spanish language books are found in the PC4001-PC4977 and PQ6001-PQ8929 call numbers on the 4th floor of The Mary & John Gray Library.


Use a subject keyword search to find books about the literature of a Spanish Speaking country.  These are normally listed under the name of the country (written as an adjective), then specified by era.  

ExampleSpanish Poetry 20th Century

Often the subheading "History and Criticism" is added for books that are primarily literary criticism. 

Example:  Chilean Literature History And Criticism

Literary criticism of a specific author is usually listed under the author's name as a subject, followed by the subheading "Criticism and interpretation"

Example:  Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635 Criticism And Interpretation

Books are organized in Library of Congress (LC) number order.

DP 1-402: History of Spain (3rd Floor)

DP 501-900.22 History of Portugal (3rd Floor)

F 1201-3799 History of Latin America (3rd Floor)

PC 4001-4077 Spanish Language (4th Floor)

PC 5001-5498 Portuguese Language (4th Floor)

PQ 6001-8929 Spanish Literature (4th Floor)

PQ 9000-9999 Portuguese Literature (4th Floor)

PQ 9500-9698.436 Brazilian Literature (4th Floor)


The online catalog includes many e-books. To access library e-books from off-campus, choose one of the e-book databases and log in with your LEA user-name and password:

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