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Thomas Jefferson Bldg (LJ240)
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4850

Phone: (202) 707-5400
Hours: Weekdays:
8:30am - 5:00pm




The Hispanic Reading Room. Photo courtesey of Levon Avdoyan.



The Hispanic Reading Room is the primary access point for research related to the Caribbean, Latin America, Spain and Portugal; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S. and peoples of Portuguese or Spanish heritage in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

Online Exhibit: The Mexican Revolution and the United States in the Collections of the Library of Congress

The Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape:
Online Resource


A select number of recordings from the Archive of Literature on Tape (AHLOT) are available for streaming online. The AHLOT is a collection of nearly 750 audio recordings of critically acclaimed writers from Iberia and Latin America together with Hispanic/Latino writers reading selections from their work.

Featured Recording: Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra Reading from his Work


Featured Video:
Clarice Lispector: A Conversation with Benjamin Moser



SOCIAL MEDIA


RSS Feed: Hispanic Resources:
News and Events

Blog: '4 Corners of the World'
Read about the collections and
special programming of the
Library’s African and Middle Eastern,
Asian, European, and Hispanic Divisions.



RESOURCES


Link to Handbook of Latin American Studies Handbook of Latin American Studies
Searchable online bibliography of works
about Latin America (1936-present)

Archive of Hispanic
Literature on Tape

Finding Aids and
Research Guides

Exhibits and Digital Collections

Hispanic and Portuguese
Collections: An Illustrated Guide

Publications about the
Luso-Hispanic
Collections @ LC

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