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Cambridge University Library


The Latin American and Iberian collections at Cambridge University Library exist to support the curriculum and research needs of the university in the humanities and the social sciences.

The research collections aim to include monographs and serials (both in paper and/or microform), electronic resources, audiovisual materials (when issued with print material), maps and atlases, and some older material for historical research. Although the emphasis on the acquisition of print material is still significant, several types of materials (mostly journals, indexes, and databases) are increasingly being acquired in electronic format.

The collection is estimated at over 115,000 items in Spanish (of which approximately 40,000 were published in the 20th century), over 24,000 in Portuguese (11,000), and nearly 4,000 items in Catalan (1,000) (figures as of October 2017). A significant number of materials in English, French and German relating to Latin America and Iberia are also acquired (click here for more details).

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