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Spanish Language and Culture

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Books at UA

Looking for a book on the shelves? Search through Scout or directly through the libraries' catalog to browse print holdings.

Each record of a book will have a call number that corresponds to the book's location in Gorgas, McLure, Rodgers, Bruno, Hoole, or the Archival Facility. 

This video demonstrates how to find a book using Scout and the Libraries' Catalog, how to physically locate the book in the library, and how to check it out.

Books at Other Libraries

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.

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Most of the books pertaining to Spanish literature are located within the PQ6001-8929 call number ranges.

All books that have "PQ" at the start of their call number are located on the third floor of Gorgas Library. 

PQ6001-8929: Spanish literature

  • PQ6001-6168: History and criticism
    • PQ6001-6056: General
      • PQ6056: Moorish-Spanish literature
    • PQ6058-6060: Early to 1500
    • PQ6061-6073: Modern
    • PQ6075-6098: Poetry
    • PQ6098.7-6129: Drama
    • PQ6131-6153: Prose
    • PQ6155-6167: 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


The library provides access to thousands of electronic books in every discipline and subject area.  There are multiple ways to view an e-book.  You can access e-books via PDF or e-pub format in your web browser. Or you can check them out by downloading them to your computer or mobile device offline access. 

You can also view e-books through various content providers below. 

Need a refresher on how to access and download e-books on your device? Watch the following tutorial on how to "check out" e-books using Adobe Digital Editions.