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Thomas Jefferson Bldg (LJ240)
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4850
Phone: (202) 707-5400
8:30am - 5:00pm
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.
: LA BIBLIOTECA PODCAST!
An exploration of the collections of the Library of Congress that focus on the cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Hispanic community in the United States.
Online Exhibit: The Mexican Revolution and the United States in the Collections of the Library of Congress
Featured Recording: Chilean Poet Nicanor Parra Reading from his Work
Clarice Lispector: A Conversation with Benjamin Moser
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Blog: '4 Corners of the World'
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special programming of the
Library’s African and Middle Eastern,
Asian, European, and Hispanic Divisions.
of Latin American Studies
Searchable online bibliography of works
about Latin America (1936-present)
Archive of Hispanic
Literature on Tape
Finding Aids and
Exhibits and Digital Collections
Hispanic and Portuguese
An Illustrated Guide
Publications about the
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