Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literature Research Guide

Guide to the Latin American, Iberian, Spanish & Portuguese (LAT) Area Studies Collection

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Finding Articles and Books

Specialized LAT Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases 

Disciplinary Databases

eBooks and Digitized Books

Print Books/Monographs

The LAT Collection materials are located throughout different campus libraries including Thompson Library, 18th Avenue, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, Fine Arts Library (Wexner Center) and the off-site depository.  

Books and other materials including CDs, DVDS, and more, can be found using the library's online catalog

Books, Print Magazines, and Journals can be found using the library catalog. Materials are organized using the Library of Congress (LOC) classification system. Below are a listing of call numbers associated with Spanish and Portuguese Languages

See the Columbia University Libraries Call Number Ranges for Latin American Studies or Call Numbers for Linguistics for a comprehensive list. Below is a library call number starting point.

Spanish: PC4001-PC4977

Portuguese: PC5001-PC5498


PQ6001-PQ8929 Spanish Literature (Spain)

PQ7081-PQ8560 Spanish Literature of Spanish America

PQ7100-PQ7300 Mexico

PQ7471-PQ7539 Central America (alphabetical by country)

PQ7551-PQ8549 South America (alphabetical by country)

PQ9000-PQ9999 Portuguese Literature

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