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Spanish Language and Culture: Finding Journal Articles

Explore library resources related to Spanish Language and Culture

Core Databases

Use the main website's search and Scout (found top-left under "research tools") to simultaneously search multiple database and catalogs for articles, books, and more. For more focused searching, try the following databases.

Multidisciplinary Databases

Spanish encompasses many disciplines. Listed here are some major resources that cover many subject areas. For a comprehensive list, use the subject guide on the Libraries' Databases Page.

Subject Databases

Spanish encompasses many disciplines. Listed here are some major subject-specific resources. For a comprehensive list, use the subject guide on the Libraries' Databases Page.

Spanish Language Databases

These databases primarily have Spanish language articles and specifically index Spanish language journals in various disciplines. To locate a specific journal title that UA Libraries has access to, use the search feature on the E-Journals Page.

Latin American Studies

Listed here are databases that contain journal articles, books, and other resources pertaining to the field of Latin American Studies. 

Searching in Scout

This video is an introduction to basic search functions in Scout, the University of Alabama Libraries' all-in-one discovery tool. Topics include what SCOUT searches, searching for keywords, navigating the results page, interpreting short and long records, saving searches and records, downloading resources, and using limiters to refine results.

This video covers some advanced search functions and concepts in Scout, UA Libraries' all-in-one discovery tool. Topic include search fields, boolean operators, controlled vocabulary, subject terms, search modes, smarttext searching, limiters, and using search history.

Interlibrary Loan

This video demonstrates how to use our Interlibrary Loan service when you need a book that is not in our collection, or an article from a journal we don't subscribe to.

Research Help

A quick run-down of the research and reference services we provide and how to use the Libraries website to get help when you need it. Covers how to find your librarian, ask a question online, schedule a research consultation, find tutorials and find our research guides.

Evaluating Journals

Want to know if the journal you're looking at is influential? Check out these advanced resources for comprehensive data on literature and social science journals.