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Research Guides

Spanish: Get Started

Your Research Librarian

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Karen Storz
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Research & Instruction Librarian
Office: Clapp Library 218B

Your Subject Technologist

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Rebecca Darling
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Research and Instruction Technologist
Office: Clapp Library Room 219B

Get Started with SuperSearch

SuperSearch can be a great place to start your search for background information, books, journal articles, films, newspaper & magazine articles, and more, in one easy to use interface. Use the filters on the results screen to refine your search and improve your results.

To search with more focus, precision, and depth, be sure to try the databases recommended on this guide, as well as the library catalog for books and films. 

Key Resources

Overviews and Context

You can use our library search tool SuperSearch to find overviews and other background information on your chosen topic. Use the Encyclopedia Articles & More filter to find articles from a range of reputable encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other sources. To find more print encyclopedias and dictionaries on Spanish language and literature, search in the library catalog.

Key Dictionaries

Student Library Research Awards

2022 submissions are open!


These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.

Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site