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United States Military Academy Library

Foreign Languages & Literature: Spanish

This is a guide to resources useful for the study of Foreign Languages and Literature

What You Will Find Here

This page presents general resources for research on Spanish topics. Use the information on this page to get started with your research, or follow the links below to more specific resources for your Spanish courses.


Welcome to the general Spanish page! To the right, there's a list of (and links to) standard Spanish reference books available through the USMA Library. Below you'll find links to Spanish databases where you can find journal articles on Spanish topics and a brief guide to browsing books on various Spanish topics on our shelves. You are also able to search Scout or the Library Catalog; all our books, ebooks, and journals can be found that way.

Spanish Databases at the USMA Library

Looking for journal articles on Spanish topics? The USMA Library offers a variety of Spanish databases that provide access to journal articles to help with your research. Find them here!

Spanish Books in the USMA Library

Are you curious about the Spanish books we have here in the USMA Library? You can always use Scout or the Library Catalog to search for a book on a specific topic, but if you enjoy browsing the shelves, go up to the south east side of the 4th floor and find the call numbers that start with "PQ." Here's a general listing of subject areas:

  • PQ6001-8929                          Spanish literature
  • PQ6001-6168                                History and criticism
  • PQ6170-6269                                Collections
  • PQ6271-6498                                Individual authors and works to 1700
  • PQ6500-6576                                Individual authors, 1700-ca. 1868
  • PQ6600-6647                                Individual authors, 1868-1960
  • PQ6650-6676                                Individual authors, 1961-2000
  • PQ6700-6726                                Individual authors, 2001-
  • PQ7000-8929                                Provincial, local, colonial, etc.

Spanish Reference Books

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