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Spanish: Books

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Loan Periods

Books in the Library have different loan periods:

  • 1 Day Loan
  • 3 Day Loan
  • Standard (borrower category dependent)

More information on borrowing books can be found at:

James Hardiman Library Borrowing


Books for Spanish

Books relating to Spanish are mainly located on Floor 1. Spanish language books are generally available in the 460-469 section and Spanish literature in the 860-869 section. Some books may also be located in Closed Access and can be requested.  There are also e-books available from the library catalogue.

Reference Works for Spanish

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference works can be an invaluable starting point for your research or study.  Print reference works for Spanish are mainly located in Humanities and Social Sciences Reference on Floor 1. 

Examples of useful online reference works for Spanish inlcude:

How to Find a Book


From the Special Collections

La comedia di Dante Aligieri. (Impressa in Vinegia : Per Francesco Marcolini ad instantia di Alessandro Vellutello, 1544). Old Library Collection

From the Highlights from our Special Collections Booklet

More Information on Books

Guide to the Dewey Decimal System

Our books are catalogued using the Dewey Decimal System. Our guide to this classification scheme will help you to identify the shelf numbers for your specific subject area.