Below are listed some of the library's journal databases that may be of use to you for Spanish research. Some databases may be more appropriate for your topic than others, and some have more articles in Spanish than others. Pay attention to the databases' descriptions; to see a full list of our databases, please look at our A-Z database list.
Newspapers are great places to look to find information and learn different perspectives of different events. Included below are several very helpful newspaper databases; some are for current news, while others are historical newspapers. Look at the descriptions to find out the years covered.
If you're specifically searching for newspaper articles from other countries and are having a hard time finding resources, reach out to the Spanish librarian, María.
OneSearch provides a simple way to search for books, eBooks, videos, articles, and more, all in one place. In the search box above, you will see a drop-down list of options for filtering your search. To find articles, you have several options:
Tredway Library Resources (ALiCat+Articles): This option searches all of the library's physical and electronic resources (books, eBooks, videos, journal/magazine articles, and electronic references sources. This search also includes items in Special Collections and the Swenson Center.
Everything (ALiCat+Articles+I-Share): This option searches across everything, including articles from our databases.
Articles only: This option searches for journal articles, magazine articles, newspapers articles, and electronic reference material across our databases.
WorldCat: This option searches across libraries worldwide. If you cannot find what you need at our library or another I-Share library, you can search in Worldcat and place a request using our Interlibrary Loan service (ILL).
To perform an advanced search, click on the "advanced search" link located just below the Primo search box above. You'll not only be able to select which collections to search in, you'll also see different fields you can enter your search terms in. You can also limit by material type, language, and publication date.
Sometimes we may not have full-text access to an article that you need. However, there is still a way you can access it by using Interlibrary Loan (ILL). ILL is a service that is free for the Augustana community, and allows you to request articles that you would like to use for your research. If you don't have an account yet, make sure to make one now!
If an article isn't available to you, you will see a "Request item from Interlibrary Loan" option that you may select. You can also use the link below to sign into your account, and manually enter the article information.
Once a request is received, library staff members will search for the item and attempt to obtain it from another library. Articles and book chapters are delivered to your email as a PDF within 24-48 hours. Physical items (books, DVDs, scores, etc.) typically take 5-10 business days (does not include weekends) to arrive from the lending library.
For more information about interlibrary loan, call 309-794-7585.