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Spanish Research Seminar

Library resources for Professor De Oro's Spanish Research Seminar

Search for books in WorldCat@SU

Create a list of words or concepts related to your topic and use them to search WorldCat@SU. Search results will include books, media, articles and more. To find just books, use the Search Tools and limit Format to Books.

The Library of Congress subject heading for film is motion pictures. You can search using keywords like film and cinema, but you will get more specific results using the term motion pictures. Also look for names of individual directors, films, etc.

The Description in a book's record includes contents and subject headings. Click on a Subjects link to find other books on the topic.

 A few terms to get your search started:

  • motion pictures social aspects colombia
  • motion pictures social aspects latin america
  • motion pictures political aspects colombia
  • motion pictures political aspects latin america
  • motion pictures latin america 21st century
  • motion pictures cultural memory

Books at Smith Library Center: click on the cover to find it in WorldCat@SU

Recommended databases for scholarly articles

  • Subjects: language, literature, film
  • Coverage: scholarly journals, book chapters, websites, dissertations
  • Limited full text. Links to full text in JSTOR, Project Muse, and other resources.
  • Subjects: interdisciplinary study of Hispanic and Latin America
  • Coverage: scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities
  • Extensive full text
  • Spanish, Portuguese, and English language content
  • Subjects: arts and entertainment, including film
  • Coverage: popular and scholarly performing arts journals; international
  • Significant percentage of full text included
  • Subjects: linguistics, media studies, including film
  • Coverage: scholarly and industry trade journals
  • Extensive full text