Research Guides

Modern Languages & Literatures

About the collection

The collection provides support for study and research for our students and faculty in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. The Libraries have strong collections in Spanish and French languages and literatures at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Of special note is the extensive collection pertaining to the Caribbean area, specifically Cuban and Fracophone literature in the region. The Libraries also mantain collections in German and Italian languages and literatures to support undergraduate research needs.

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Subject Specialist

Martin Tsang

  • CHC Librarian, Curator of Latin American Collections
  • (305) 284-4900

Welcome to the Modern Languages and Literatures subject guide. I hope you find this guide and its contents a useful resource for your research needs. If you have any questions, or would like more specialized help, don't hesistate to get in touch with me.

Spanish Encyclopedias
  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture
    Richter Library Reference DP233.5 .E63 2002
  • Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia
    Richter Library Reference DP99 .M33 2003
  • Diccionario personal y transferible de directores del cine español : con cinco largometrajes cada uno como mínimo
    Richter Library 5th floor stacks: PN1993.5.S7 F74 2006
  • Teatro español [de la A a la Z]
    Richter Library 5th floor stacks: PQ6099 .T43 2005
  • Diccionario enciclopédico de Madrid
    Richter Library Reference DP352 .G4 2002
  • Esbozo de una enciclopedia histórica del anarquismo español
    Richter Library Reference HX925 .I55 2001
  • Gran enciclopedia gallega
    Richter Library 7th floor stacks: DP302.G13 G73 1974 (volumes 1-19)
  • Enciclopedia de la cultura española
    Richter Library 7th floor stacks: DP12 .E5 (volumes 1-5)
Databases & Indexes - Core
Databases & Indexes - Secondary
Archives and Digital Libraries
Women in Spain
Useful Databases
Other useful websites 
Covering all genres and styles of music, All Music provides in depth details about artists including biographies, album and song reviews, style descriptions, composition descriptions, and AMG ratings and picks.

IASPM America Latina 
Latin American branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music.

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