SPAN 324: Spanish Grammar and Composition: Finding Books

Spanish grammar review and development of essential writing skills for advanced courses in Spanish.

How to read a call number

How to Read a Library of Congress Call Number   (University of Arkansas Libraries)

Browsing the Stacks

Call Number Ranges

Just want to browse the stacks for books?  Go to these call number ranges in the library.  Look at the Stacks Map for directions.

Literature - Spanish  & Latin American

      PQ 6001 - PQ 8560   


Linguistics & Philology - Languages

      PC 4001 - PC 4977     Spanish

      PM 3001 - PM 4566     Languages--Mexico & Central America
      PM 5001 - PM 7356     Languages--South America & the West Indies



      DP 1 - DP 402              History of Spain

      F 1201 - F 3799           Latin America & Spanish America


Political Institutions and Public Administration

      JL 1200 - JL 1299         Mexico
      JL 1400 - JL 1679         Central America
      JL 1850 - JL 3899         South America

      JN 8101 - JN 8399        Spain


Local government. Municipal government


      JS 2101 - JS 2143         Mexico
      JS 2145 - JS 2219         Central America
      JS 2300 - JS 2778         South America
      JS 3000 - JS 6949.89    Europe 


Also search in the areas of geography, social science, political science, education, music and much more.  Some subjects may be located in other KU libraries.  The location of all materials is indicated on the catalog record.  Library materials and information resources related to science and government documents will be found in Anschutz Library, law resources are located in the Wheat Law Library, music in the Music & Dance Library, and art in the Murphy Art & Architecture Library. 

Finding Books

Subject Headings

The following are examples of Library of Congress subject headings.  When searching the KU Libraries' online catalog, enter a  subject  in the SUBJECT HEADINGS field:

  • Paraguay--Emigration and Immigration
  • Argentina--History--Dirty War, 1976-1983--Personal narratives
  • Cuba--Economic conditions--1959-1990
  • Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Refugees
  • Cuba--History--Revolution, 1959--Refugees
  • El Salvador--Politics and government--1979-1992
  • Brazil--Economic Conditions--1985--Statistics
  • Guatemala--History--Civil War, 1960-1996  
  • Refugees--Peru
  • Refugees--Honduras--History--20th Century
  • Immigration enforcement--Mexican American Border Region
  • Immigration enforcement--United States--History--19th Century

Want to find titles on specific Latin American/Spanish topics in the catalog?

Search Call Number Ranges:

Latin American history               F 1201-3799

Economic History & Conditions   HC 121-239.5              

Cost/Standard of Living              HD 6995.5-7021 

Labor--Wages                            HD 4980.5-5013

Labor                                       HD 8110.5-8370 

Emigration & Immigration             JV 7310-7539    

Spanish & Latin American Lit.       PQ 6001-8560