Internet databases with Peninsular content
The digital archive of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid has the following noteworthy collections:
- Fondo antiguo
- Colección Federico de Castro
- Colección Pedagógica
- Tesis doctorales de la UAM
Portugal's national online catalog. Currently digitizing many works of literature which are available online. It also includes dissertations.
Web page of Spain's National library, established in 1712 by Philip V.
The Collective Catalog of Spanish libraries, public and private. Includes records to books from the XV-XX centuries, as well as information about 564,722 copies of those edition held in 500 libraries. It also includes a directory of those libraries.
The catalog of the Virtual Library Miguel de Cervantes offers a constantly expanding treasurehouse of digitized works of Spain's canonical authors.
Searchable database of digitized dissertations online from 28 Spanish universities.
Compludoc is a database of articles published in over 1,000 journals (chiefly Spanish) indexed at the Universidad Complutense from 1997 to the present. Includes citations and often, abstracts of articles in Spanish. Compludoc stopped adding references in March 2012 and will be eventually integrated into Dialnet.
CULTURABase is the Spanish Government's sistem of collection, storage and dissemination of Spain's cultural statistics. Based on INEbase, ceded by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística to the Ministerio de Cultura.
Portal of research in Spain. Registered users can receive alerts and citations of newly published articles with selected journals of their choosing. Searchable database by author, title limiting by document type. Includes books, journal articles, dissertations.
Searchable index of the journal "Hispania Sacra" searchable by author, title/abstract, publication year and descriptors.
Searchable database of the Royal Library and the National Patrimony. Noteworthy searchable sites:
The Spanish ISBN agency is an equivalent of Books in print. Includes books in print, out of print, prices. Very current. Searchable by author, title, publisher, and descriptors. Requires the use of the tilde.
The former "Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas" was absorbed in Jan. 2012 into two different general directorates: Dirección General de Política e Industrias Culturales y del Libro, and, the Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Bienes Culturales y de Archivos y Bibliotecas.
For statistics related to archives, books and libraries in Spain: CULTURABase.
A searchable database of Spanish history which covers from the Renaissance to the French Revolution.
Collective online catalog of Portuguese libraries. Established since 1986, it is coordinated by the Biblioteca Nacional (BN) and has been publicly available since 1988.
Searchable portal designed to disseminate in Internet the Spanish cultural patrimony.
- Real BibliotecaRoyal library of Spain which started with Philip V.
The main collections are:
- Biblioteca del conde de Gondomar
- Biblioteca del conde de Mansilla
- Biblioteca de Mayans y Siscar
- Biblioteca de Francisco de Bruna
- Manuscritos de Manuel José de Ayala
- Colección Lameyer
- Torre de Babel Ediciones : diccionario de filosofía, psicología y humanidades en InternetPortal of philosophy and philosophers, psychology, and educational materials. In Spanish."