Latin American Language and Literature




  • Description: Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics, including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical, and geographical linguistics, and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.
  • Description: "The FRANCIS database is created by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS) in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy (France). It is an invaluable resource for research libraries. FRANCIS is a multilingual, multidisciplinary database covering the humanities and social sciences. Its broad subject areas and international scope make it an ideal stand-alone social science database, as well as a suitable complement for more specialized databases. FRANCIS is strong in areas such as archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology. The database contains more than 1.8 million records with abstracts in French or English, subjects in both languages, and includes coverage of journals, books, conference papers and other documents."--Information screen.


  • Description: Online bibliographic database of Spanish literature (HTML); prepared by M. del Carmen Simón Palmer.
  • HAPI online (1997)
    Description: "HAPI is your source for authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, Brazil, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. From analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts and letters, HAPI Online contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in ... key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world. For a listing of journal coverage, as well as the criteria for journal inclusion"--Information screen.
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies – 1935-present
  • Francis
  • The Association of Research Libraries Latin Americanist Research Resources Pilot Project –  From Argentina, Brazil and Mexico


General compilations

By country

By time period




  • Cervantes Project 2001 located at Texas A&M University
  • Centro Virtual Cervantes
  • H-Cervantes -The page for H-Cervantes, a listserv functioning as a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • The Don Quixote Exhibit – Features the holdings of the George Peabody Library at Johns Hopkins University
  • Biblioteca Quijotesca – Joaqu­in Aguirre has collected excerpts from the works of great writers (Alfieri through Unamuno) who mention Cervantes’ Quixote

Individual authors

Electronic Journals and Literary Criticism

  • LIBRO – (The Library of Iberian Resources Online) is a joint project of the American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain and the University of Central Arkansas
  • Revista Electronica de Literatura Mexicana – Free on-line periodical

National Catalogues