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Spanish Language, Literature and Culture

Reference Databases

Reference or Tertiary Sources are a great place to start your research, but it's important to know what kind of information a reference source offers. Print or online encyclopedias may give you a broad overview of your topic and will help you identify search terms. 

Background Information | Databases & Trusted Websites

Source Reference
Start here for background information on any project

Original Sources
Extensive collection of original documents,

Over three million rights-cleared images

CIA Factbook
Information on over 250 world countries

Oxford Art Online
Searchable online art resources