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Hispanic Collections

The Section acquires and makes available selected publications in the humanities and social sciences at research level from Spain, Portugal, Latin America, the Spanish-speaking Caribbean and the former Hispanic territories in Asia and Africa.

Also available in Spanish

Hispanic Section

British Library, Cerv.22. Image from Cervantes' 'Don Quixote de la Mancha', printed by Pedro Patricio Mey in Valencia in 1605. Copyright © The British Library Board


Languages covered are Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Galician, Basque and Amerindian languages. Current, second-hand and antiquarian material in the humanities and social sciences is acquired by purchase and donation. An information service is provided for specialist enquiries about the Hispanic collections and requests for bibliography relating to the Hispanic world.

Further Resources


Hispanic Section
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7569
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7784