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Spanish Language and Literature

Call Numbers

The call number ranges below are mostly on the 7th floor of Alden Library. Reference books (dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.) are on the 2nd floor.

Spanish Language

PC4100-PC4399   Grammar
PC4620- PC4693   Dictionaries
PC4700- PC4977   Dialects

Finding Books in Spanish

If you want to search ALICE for books written in Spanish, you can use one of the Advanced Search options in ALICE's Keyword search:
  1. Start at the Keyword search screen in ALICE
  2. Enter one or more words in the search box(es)
  3. Click on Show/Hide Advanced Options
  4. At the Language option, choose Spanish
  5. Click on the Search button
If you want to find everything in ALICE in Spanish, enter an asterisk (*) in the search box instead of words, then proceed with the rest of the procedure outlined above. This search will find all Spanish language books, movies, periodicals, etc. in ALICE.

Spanish Literature

In the table below, note that the call number ranges for individual authors, beginning with PQ6271, are done according to time period. Within each time period, works by individual authors and about their works are arranged in alphabetical order by last name.

PQ6001-6168   History and criticism
PQ6001-6056     General
PQ6056       Moorish-Spanish literature
PQ6058-6060     Early to 1500
PQ(6061)-6073     Modern
PQ6075-6098     Poetry
PQ6098.7-6129     Drama
PQ6131-6153     Prose
PQ(6155)-(6167)     Folk literature
PQ6168     Juvenile literature (General)
PQ6170-6269   Collections
PQ6170-6174.9     General
PQ6174.95-6215     Poetry
PQ6217-(6241)     Drama
PQ6247-6264     Prose
PQ(6265)-6269     Translations
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.
PQ7081-8560     Spanish America