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Latin America, Spain and Portugal: Guide to Library Resources at Princeton: Books, Articles and Databases

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  • Princeton University Library Catalog
    Princeton's library catalog is the main entry points for a wide range of books, journals, videos, sound recordings, and other library materials available at Princeton.
  • Worldcat
    This online catalog lists books, journals, maps, recordings, films, scores, and other materials located in public, academic, corporate, school and specialized libraries all over the world. It is particularly helpful for identifying holdings of library materials that are not available at Princeton. Items can often be borrowed through Borrow Direct or Interlibrary Loan.
  • Red BAALC
    The Catálogo Integrado de la Red de Bibliotecas de América Latina y el Caribe includes the holdings of dozens of participating academic libraries from the region, many of which are not represented in Worldcat. 
  • Catálogo Colectivo de Impresos Latinoamericanos hasta 1851 (CCILA)
    Ongoing effort to catalog the printed heritage of Latin America and the Philippines before 1851. As a bibliography, it provides a census of surviving works. As a union catalog, CCILA will list institutional holdings for those works and will endeavor to identify microfilm and digital surrogates. It is a large-scale cooperative effort, designed to involve every library in Europe, the Americas, or the Philippines possessing relevant materials.
  • Sabin Americana Digital Archive
    Drawn from Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time, Sabin Americana covers more than 400 years and more than 65,000 volumes from and about North, Central, and South America and the West Indies. The collection includes sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature, highlighting the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions, and momentous events.

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Important note:  Many subject and discipline based databases that provide important content from and about Latin America, Spain and Portugal are not included in the two lists shown above. Consult the Databases by Subject page to identify key databases for disciplines such as African American Studies, Architecture, Anthropology, Economics, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Latino Studies, Music, Politics, and Sociology, among others. 

  • Articles+ at PUL
    For a wide search across a large number of Princeton's journals and databases, try searching Articles+. It can be particularly helpful when researching a topic in which the existing literature is not abundant. 


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