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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

Spanish Research Guide

Use this guide to help find books, articles, and other useful materials for Spanish topics.

Find Books

Search the library catalog to find books, ebooks, DVD's, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, children's literature, teaching materials, and more.

This automated search allows you to browse the catalog for Spanish-language films.

You may also want to browse these general call number areas:

  • DP1-402 Spanish History and Culture
  • F1201-3799 Latin American History and Culture
  • PC 4001-4977 Spanish Language
  • PQ 6001-8929 Spanish Literature
  • PQ 7081-8560 Latin American Literature

If the library doesn't hold a book you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: WorldCat -- UMD Students, Staff, and Faculty. Use WorldCat to find books, journals, articles, maps, music scores, sound recordings, films, theses/dissertations, machine-readable data files, and any other materials available in libraries worldwide. Request items through Interlibrary Loan using the ILLiad link on each item's record. 

In order to find books, you can search the library catalog:

In addition to books, the catalog contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You can browse these call number areas on the 3rd and 4th floors of the library to find books related to Spanish and Latin-American language and culture:

  • DP1-402 Spanish History and Culture
  • F1201-3799 Latin American History and Culture
  • PC 4001-4977 Spanish Language
  • PQ 6001-8929 Spanish Literature
  • PQ 7081-8560 Latin American Literature

Films are held at the front desk. You can browse Spanish-language films here:

If the library doesn't hold a book or film you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here:

Articles & Books Search