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Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures *: Introduction

This guide offers an overview of the research resources related to the study of the literatures and languages of Spain, Portugal, Latin American and the Caribbean.

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Call Numbers

Library of Congress call numbers arrange books by topic. Below are some call number ranges that cover Spanish and Portuguese literatures, languages and culture.

Spain--History DP1-402

Portugal--History DP501-900.22

Spanish language PC4001-4977

Portuguese language PC5001-5498

Spanish and Spanish American Literatures PQ6001-8929

Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures PQ9000-9999



Welcome to the guide to research resources on Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures!

The collections at USC supporting the study and instruction of Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures, from the Iberian peninsula to the Americas, are located in the Doheny Memorial Library. The circulating books are in the bookstacks of Doheny Library and the rare, fragile and non-circulating materials are housed in the Boeckmann Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies, available for consultation in the Special Collections reading room. 

The specialized reference materials, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical and bibliographical sources on the Hispanic world are housed in the Boeckmann Center Reference Collection in room 233 on the second floor of Doheny Library.

Tips for Getting Started

Librarian, Special Collections/Boeckmann

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Barbara Robinson
Office: Special Collections, DML 250

Phone: (213) 821-2261

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