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History Major Seminar: Spain: Home

Research guide for students taking Dr. Jodi Campbell's History Major Seminar with a focus on Spain.

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Welcome to this research guide for Spanish History. I am Robyn Reid, the librarian for history. In this research guide, you will find recommendations on where to look for resources in Spanish History. This guide was built with significant contributions from Dr. Jodi Campbell, Professor of History at TCU.

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Robyn Reid
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Librarian for: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Communication Studies, Education, Geography, History, Military Science, Political Science

Finding books @TCU

Use the TCU Library Catalog to search for books by subject.

Think of subject terms as library hashtags. You can search by subject words, or by exact subject headings. To search by subject words or headings, change the dropdown box option on the right of the search box in the library catalog from "words anywhere" to "subject words" or "subject headings."

Use the following subject headings to find general books on your topic:

  • Spain history
  • Spain history sources
  • Spain description and travel
  • Spain description and travel early works to 1800
  • Spain history civil war 1936
  • Nationalism Spain
  • Nationalism Spain Catalonia
  • National characteristics Spanish
  • Catalonia Spain Cultural Policy
  • Catalonia Spain History
  • Catalonia Spain Politics and government
  • Catalonia Spain civilization
  • Barcelona Spain History Sources


Select "subject heading" or "subject words" from the index dropdown box in the library catalog


Recommended Databases


An electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences.Coverage dates: Varies.


Project Muse

Peer-reviewed journal articles for a variety of topics.

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Historical Abstracts with Full Text

History articles covering the history of the world from 1450 to the present. Coverage dates: 1955-Current

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Times (of London) Digital Archive

Coverage dates: 1785 - six years ago

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