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Spanish & Portuguese Research Guide

Bienvenidxs a la página web de recursos bibliotecarios para español y portugués.

Bem-vindo à página de recursos da biblioteca em espanhol e português.

Welcome to the Spanish & Portuguese Library Resources page.

This web guide is designed to assist you in using the Library's Spanish & Portuguese resources, print and virtual. This website has separate pages for: Iberian & Latin American e-resources *  Encyclopedias and handbooks * Microfilms * How to be a better library user & researcher! * TV & movies

Above all, don't hesitate to contact me to request a reference consultation, a bibliographic instruction session at the library for your class, or to suggest purchasing books or other materials to add to our collection.

Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures: Spanish & Portuguese

Spotlight on Spanish Language E-books - Most are open access for *everyone*

JSTOR Open Access E-books
from  El Colegio de México and the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales/Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO)

680 scholarly books published by El Colegio de México, one of the most important academic research centers in the world. Founded in 1938, Colmex has published key books in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, yet many of these books had been unavailable for years. Over 200 titles published by CLACSO (Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales/Latin American Council of Social Sciences a network of over 100 research institutions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean committed to the promotion of scientific research in all fields of the social sciences and to enhancing scholarly exchange and cooperation within and outside the region. Freely available for anyone in the world to use.

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Citation Management

Use a citation manager, such as Zotero to keep track of your research.

Put all your references in one place, create quick and easy bibliographies, build your knowledgebase for the rest of your career. For help, check out the online guides and webinars or Ask a Librarian. 

Some tips on using Chicago notation style with Zotero