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SPAN 2096: Spanish Composition

Resources for conducting research in Spanish 2096

Library Resources for Final (Persuasive/Analytical) Essay

Use the tabs to the left to find newspaper and magazine articles in Spanish and scholarly journal articles in Spanish and English for your Persuasive/Analytical Research Essay. For this assignment you will attempt to persuade readers of your position on a topic of your choice.  You should write on topics involving one or more of the following: the arts, architecture, religion, literature, cinema, sports, Latin America, Spain, etc. 

Your essay should include at least two (2) references to outside sources, written originally in Spanish.  You should properly cite your secondary and primary sources in MLA style.

Find Books

Search here to find books and e-books held by Temple Libraries.

  • Search by title, author, topic, etc.
  • Limit by language (Spanish, Portuguese, etc.) using the filters to the left of your search results.
  • Check the Subjects listed in the record for any useful items. These links may help you find additional titles of interest.

Spanish e-Encyclopedia

Online Reference Books

These online reference books can help you explore and select a topic of interest and gather background information on issues in Spanish and Latin American culture, history, literature, politics, etc.