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Eng 113 & Span 113 (Martin-Rodriguez): Finding Resources in Spanish

Finding information in Spanish

Many databases include materials in Spanish. This page will show you how to search in a few of them. Some tips to keep in mind as you work are:

  • When you open a database, look under "Advanced Search" to see if there is an option to sort by language
  • Try doing a search in both English and Spanish to see which gets better results
  • Sometimes you will need to do your search first and then narrow down to Spanish -- other times, you can find Spanish resources right away

Searching in Literature Resource Center (Gale)

1) Enter in your search terms

2) Select "Spanish" as the language

3) Click the Search button at the bottom of the box

Searching in Melvyl

1) Enter in your search terms (you may want to try search terms in both Spanish and English)

2) Select "Spanish" as the language, from the options on the left

Searching in MLA International Bibliography

Select "Language of publication" to search for articles written in Spanish

NOTE: starting off with general searches (e.g., "house of mirth") may be easiest