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SPAN 4230: La Novela Hispánica

This is a class guide for SPAN 4230.

Literary Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Suggested search tips: 

Put your author in quotation marks: "Laura Alcoba" Search for articles published over 40,000 scholarly journals from all disciplines and 60,000 non-scholarly periodicals.

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 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 CSU+:

Find It! will link to CSU+.

In the CSU+ record, click REQUEST THIS Item.

Books not available in the University Library or CSU+

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.

Getting the Text of Articles

Searching a database will provide citations to scholarly journal articles and other scientific research.

To access the full-article, look for links to:


          HTML Full-Text


 If there are no full-text links, use Find It! to see if article is available in another library subscription.


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