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  • Labyrinth Library: Iberian Texts: The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University.
  • LANIC: The Latin American Network Information Center is affiliated with the Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Some information also available on Iberian studies.
  • TESEO: Index of Spanish doctoral dissertations since 1976.
  • Catalog of Doctoral Thesis: Provided by the Biblioteca Virtual Cervantes.
  • Thesis from Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Thesis from Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
  • Compludoc: Index to periodical literature (with an emphasis on Spanish publications) created by Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Subjects covered are: science, health, social science and humanities.
  • CINDOC: The Center for Scientific Information and Documentation (Centro de Información y Documentación Científica, CINDOC) belongs to the Higher Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC). CINDOC's aim is to analyze, collect, disseminate and promote scientific information in all areas of knowledge. CINDOC has created several databases (limited Information available for nonregistered users):
    • CINDOC-Historia: The History Department of CINDOC selects and indexes Spanish scientific periodicals containing historical information. CINDOC-Historia has created three databases:
    • ICYT: Database on science and technology
    • ISOC: Database on human and social sciences
    • ALAT: Database on Latin America
    • ECOSOC: Database on economy, sociology, anthropology and political science
    • ISOC-ARTE : Database on art and music
    • JURIDOC: Legal database
    • LIN-LIT: Database on language and literature
    • PSEDISOC: Database on psychology and education
    • URBISOC: Database on geography, urban studies and architecture
    • ISOCFIL: Database on philosophy
    • ISOC-DC: Database on library and political sciences
    • IME: Medical database
    • CIRBIC: Union Catalog of the CSIC libraries
    • DATRI: Database on research results from OTRI/OTT.
  • Parnaseo: A virtual literary center devoted to the study of Spanish literature. Links to Spanish bibliographic resources.
  • Real Academia Española: The Spanish Royal Academy has created two databases devoted to the Spanish language:
    • CORDE (Corpus Diacrónico del Español): compiles information on the history of the Spanish language from its beginnings to 1975.
    • CREA (Corpus de Referencia del Español Actual): Compiles information on contemporary Spanish language.
  • Cervantes Project 2001: A project maintained by Texas A&M University - Department of Modern and Classical of Languages. Created in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios Cervantinos (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) and Dr. Fred Jehle from Purdue University. The Cervantes Project is composed of:
    • Cervantes International Bibliography Online (CIBO) The CIBO is a comprehensive bibliography of studies, editions, and translations of Cervantes's works.
    • Cervantes Digital Library (CDL) The CDL contains several electronic editions of Cervantes's complete works, including flexible interfaces and search engines with multiple options for searching and displaying results. Copies of his comedies, plays, and other related works are located in the CDL.
    • Cervantes Digital Archive of Images (CDAI) The CDAI aims to develop a digital archive of photographic images on Cervantes's times and works suitable for teaching and research purposes. The CDAI is currently being revamped for better search capabilities.
  • Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes: A virtual library created by the Universidad de Alicante. Access to digitalized Spanish literature classics.
  • Centro Virtual Cervantes: A virtual cultural center created by the Cervantes Institute. The cenvantes Institute is a public institution founded by the Spanish government in 1991 to promote Spanish language teaching and knowledge of the cultures of Spanish speaking countries throughout the world. Links to digitalized Spanish literary classics and full-text resources.
  • RedIris: The Spanish National Research Network. About 250 institutions are connected to RedIRIS, mainly universities and R&D Centres
  • Proyecto Clío: Spanish history gateway. History resources for teachers and students.
  • Gonzalo de Berceo - Obras Completas: The full-text writings of Gonzalo de Berceo.
  • Biblioteca Virtual Joan Lluis Vives: A virtual library offering digitalized Catalan works.
  • Biblioteca Quijotesca: Critical works on El Quijote.
  • Cibertextos Castellanos: Full-text Spanish literary classics.
  • Comedia Textlist: A list of full-text classic Spanish plays created by the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater. Standard texts prepared by a number of specialists in the field of Golden Age theater studies.
  • Catalonian Manuscripts (1031-1555): Facsimiles. Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley.
  • Selecció de Poesia Catalana: Full-text Catalan poetry.
  • Brown University Catalan Literature Bibliography (BUCLIB): A fully searchable on-line database of books by major Catalan writers from the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries, and scholarly literature written about them.
  • Biblioteca Joan Fuster: Electronic texts in Catalan
  • Leer: A Spanish bibliographic search engine. Lists books in print  and other information materials available for sale through bookstores, distributors and publishers. The items listed are written in Spanish, Portuguese or other Iberian or Latin American languages. Products are not sold through this site. Leer's purpose is to serve as a  bibliographic tool for materials currently in print.
  • Bibliografía sobre la Universidad de Salamanca: A bibliography on the history of the University of Salamanca from the XVth to XVIIIth century. The items listed were written  between 1989 and 2000.
  • Preliminary Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources (1968-1991): Created at Standford University.
  • Digital Scriptorium Database: A joint project of the Bancroft Library (University of California at Berkeley) and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University to digitize and make available on the World Wide Web the two universities' medieval and early Renaissance manuscript holdings.
  • Bibliografía de Geología de la Peninsula Ibérica (BIGPI): A database containing information on the geology of the Iberian Peninsula.Created by Universitat de Barcelona and Higher Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC)
  • Instituto Nacional de Estatística: The Web page of the National Statistics Institute. Access to statistics by subject.
  • Spain: A Country Study: Created by the Library of Congress. Last updated 1988.
  • The Hypertext Spanish Bible
  • Como citar recursos electrónicos: A Spanish style manual for citing electronic resources. University of Barcelona

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