Back-to-School Tools from the Washington University Libraries

By Daria Carson-Dussan on October 7, 2020 in What's New

Every school year begins with a list of must-have supplies—laptops, notebooks, binders—but this year, we suggest you put apps on your list! The University Libraries recommend the following tools for heading back to school: Zotero is described as “your personal research assistant,” and it is! This free, easy-to-use tool helps you collect, organize, cite, and […]


Violence and conflict in Latin America

    More new titles from the Guadalajara book fair centered on violence and conflict in Latin America. Álvarez Cuartero, Izaskun (editor).  Conflicto, negociación y resistencia en las Américas  Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca. 2017. Amat, Núria. Reina De América. , 2017. Anguiano Téllez, María Eugenia, et al. The World through Borders: The Difficult Journey of […]

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Latin American Scholarship El Colegio de Mexico on JSTOR

Washington University Libraries’ has purchased access to over a 1000 books from El Colegio de Mexico via JSTOR.  El Colegio de Mexico, or “Colmex,” as it is often known, is one of the most important academic research centers in the world. Founded in 1938, Colmex has published key books in the humanities and humanistic social […]

Bulletin of Spanish Studies formerly Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

Two New Spanish Literature Journal Subscriptions

Bulletin of Spanish Studies, which was founded in Liverpool in 1923 by the influential British Hispanist E. Allison Peers, the Bulletin of Spanish Studiesis a learned review dedicated to research into the languages, literature, histories, and civilizations of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Also known as the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (1949–2001), the Bulletin of Spanish Studies soon established […]

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Washington University Libraries Acquire Library of French Literary Critic Pascal Pia

Washington University Libraries recently acquired the library of famous French literary critic and author, Pascal Pia. His library is comprised of books he reviewed in literary journals as well as books given to him by authors. The collection is roughly a 1,000 items of primarily French literature and includes a number of mid-century re-editions and […]

Writers, Readers, and Libraries in Latin America

A collection of titles about writers, readers, and Libraries in Latin America. These titles as well as the Latin American Studies titles are being processed and will be available shortly for checkout via the library catalog. Barbier, F., & Safatle, P. (2015). Historia de las bibliotecas: de Alejandría a las bibliotecas virtuales. Buenos Aires: Ampersand. Batticuore, G. (2017). […]

Contemporary Colombian Social Research Titles

A small collection of new social research titles from and about Colombia on such difficult topics as narcotrafico, femicide, and other harsh realities. These titles will be available shortly for checkout via the library catalog. Colom González, F., Pizzo, A., Universidad Nacional de Colombia, & Instituto de Estudios Urbanos. (2016). Forma y política de lo […]

Contemporary Colombian Fiction and Literary Criticism

A collection of fiction and literary criticism from and about Colombian Writers. These titles will be available shortly for checkout via the library catalog. Balderston, D., Schwartz, M. E., Ravassa, M. del M., & Posada, M. C. (2018). Voces en off traducción y literatura latinoamericana. Bejarano, A. (2018). Ficción e historia en Roberto Bolaño: buscar puentes […]

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Spanish and Latin American LGTBI authors and topics

Two Spanish Publishers, Dos Bigotes and Editorial Egales, specialize in Spanish and Latin American LGTBI authors and topics yet Dos Bigotes does state ‘we believe that good literature is of interest to all types of readers, beyond issues of gender and sexual identity.”  Peruse some of their latest titles below. These titles will be available […]