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Location: Thomas Jefferson Bldg (LJ240), 101 Independence Ave, SE
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Hours: Weekdays: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Phone: (202) 707-5400

The Hispanic Reading Room was designed by architect Paul Philippe Cret.

The Hispanic Reading Room is as 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.

Clarice Lispector: A Conversation with Benjamin Moser

NEW 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

For the first time, 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 700 recordings of critically acclaimed writers from Iberia and Latin America together with Hispanic/Latino writers reading selections from their work.

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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.


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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  September 28, 2016
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