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SPAN 4230: La Novela Hispánica: Literature Databases

Literary Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Also avialable via: Library > Articles  >  Articles by Subject > Spanish

Good Search Terms to Use

Search tips:

Search for the author's name.

For older works that have been studied often, add the title of the work and/or a key concept.  For example:

  • Mario Bencastro
  • Mario Bencastro and Odisea
  • Carlos Fuentes and Aura
  • Carlos Fuentes and Aura and Love
  • Ramon Sender
  • Ramon Sender and Requiem
  • Ramon Sender and Requiem and Narrative

Getting the Text of Articles

Databases provide citations to scholarly journal articles and other academic works.

To access the full-article, look for "full-text" links that may appear as:

            or     Full text available


If there are no full-text links, use Find It! for access via another library source.

              or    Check for availability


Interlibrary Loan

For materials not owned by the Library, Find It! will link to our Interlibrary Loan service.  Via Interlibrary Loan, we can get a copy for you from another library (at no cost to you), usually available in 2-7 days. If you've never used Interlibrary Loan before, you should register for a free account.

Getting the Text of Book Chapters

In addition to articles, the MLA database provides citations to chapters in books.

To access the book, click the Find It! button -   

Books in the University Library:

Find It! will link to the Library Catalog (which displays the location and call number).

Books available via Link+:

Find It! will link to Link+.

In the Link+ record, click REQUEST THIS Item.

Books not available in the University Library or Link+

Find It! will link to Interlibrary Loan

The Interlibrary Loan ILLiad "request" screen will include information about the book.

For book chapters, you may need to copy the SOURCE (from Find It!) and paste it in Book Title box in the Book Chapter request screen before clicking submit.

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