Databases, web resources and printed materials of use in the field of Spanish language and literatures.

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Full Text Sources and Other Libraries

The Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes provides many kinds of links, not just to full text sites. Click on "Portales" at the top.

Biblioteca Digital Hispanica has digitized objects in all subjects, but especially in Spanish history, culture, and literature.  These works include manuscripts, books, engravings, drawings, posters, photographs, and maps.  Interfaces in English, Castellano, and several other dialects of Spain.

Biblioteca Virtual del Patrimonio Bibliográfico contains digital facsimiles of rare manuscript collections and early printed books, which are part of Spain's historical patrimony.  It includes more than 900,000 pages and 3218 titles preserved in Spanish public libraries.  The project is maintained by Spain's Ministerio de Cultura and the Comunidades Autonomas.

Google Books Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.

Interlibrary Loan

Binghamton doesn't own it? No problem, we'll get it for you! Books and articles can be obtained via Binghamton University Libraries' automated Interlibrary Loan Service.  Please allow delivery time-- books can take up to four weeks, depending on the source. Articles are usually delivered electronically to your computer within several days.

Featured Books

Subject Librarian

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Caryl Ward
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Subjects: Romance Languages

Other Subject Guides

Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies

Comparative Literature


English: An excellent source for literary criticism and biography in many languages. 

Translation: The Process and the Product


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