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Martha S. Grafton Library

Latin American Studies: Books & Movies

A guide to resources in Spanish, including books, reference materials, and databases.

Interlibrary Loan

If you find an item you want but Grafton doesn't own it, you can request the item through interlibrary loan using the brown Request an Item Through Interlibrary Loan button.

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Interlibrary loan allows Grafton to borrow books and articles from other libraries on your behalf. It may take a few days, but it drastically increases the number of sources available to you!

Spanish language movies at Grafton

This is a list of some of the Spanish-language feature films we have at Grafton. They are located on the first floor by the elevator. They are shelved alphabetically by title.

  • Bad Education (La mala educacion) by Pedro Almodovar
  • All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre) by Pedro Almodovar
  • Biutiful by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
  • Como agua para chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) by Laura Esquivel
  • The grandfather (El abuelo) by Benito Perez Galdos
  • La misma luna (Under the Same Moon) by Adrian Alonso
  • The Spirit of the Beehive (El espiritu de la colmena) by Victor Erice
  • Tango by Carlos Saura

Finding books

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You have many options when it comes to finding and using books. The Grafton Library Discovery Service (GLDYS), allows you to search for books and ebooks both here at Grafton library and in libraries around the world. If you're just looking for books, make sure to pay attention to the limiters on your search, because GLDYS also allows you to search for articles and video materials. 

Latin American Books

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Finding library books

Many books on Spanish literature and culture will be in the D and P sections of the library.

  • DP: History of Spain
  • PC: Romance languages (including Spanish)