This is the "Bienvenidos!" page of the "Islamic Cultural Presence in Spain" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Islamic Cultural Presence in Spain  

This page is intended to be a one-stop starting point to guide you on the research for Islamic Cultural Presence in Spain (Denise Filios, Fall 2012).
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
Bienvenidos! Print Page

Smart Search

The University of Iowa Libraries
institution = University of Iowa Librariesinstitution code = UIOWA

Citation Help

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    Purdue OWL has great quick guides to formatting citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, as well as tips on effective writing.

Need more?

Want to try other sources not listed here?  Check these guides for suggestions.

Latin American Studies
by Lisa Gardinier - Last Updated Jan 15, 2014
301 views this year
Spanish Literature
by Lisa Gardinier - Last Updated Mar 18, 2013
A guide to help you find primary and secondary sources.
215 views this year
Religious Studies
by Rachel Garza Carreón - Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
A guide to resources in Religious Studies.
731 views this year
Sociology Resources
by Steve Ostrem - Last Updated Aug 13, 2014
A guide to the most useful resources provided by the UI Libraries, plus some sites on the Web.
738 views this year
Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
by Edward Miner - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
959 views this year


Alhambra Trece Estrellas, Marz Max, Flickr.

Photo source: Alhambra Trece Estrellas, Marz Max, Flickr.

Important Databases

  • Historical Abstracts  Icon  Icon
    Historical Abstracts offers coverage of world history, from 1450 onward, outside the US and Canada. (The companion index for those countries is America: History and Life). Historical Abstracts provides citations with abstracts to articles in over 1,700 journals, published 1954 to the present. It also contains bibliographic citations to books and dissertations.
  • FRANCIS  Icon
    ProQuest no longer carries this database.
  • Index Islamicus  Icon  Icon
    The Index Islamicus database indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. It is produced by the Islamic Bibliography Unit at Cambridge University Library.
  • JSTOR (Journal Storage)  Icon  Icon
    Provides image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, philosophy, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title. Note that this database contains ONLY back issues. Journals may be searched across multiple titles as well as by the individual titles below. The JSTOR database does NOT include full-text of the most recent 3 to 5 years.
  • Project Muse  Icon
    With full text for well over 300 journal titles from university publishers, Project MUSE covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Coverage begins in 1995.
  • Dialnet
    Provides access to tables of contents of more than 3,000 journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences published in Spain and Latin America. Provides access to the full text of some Spanish doctoral dissertations as well as the full text of working papers from some research centers in Spain and Latin America. Content is primarily in Spanish.
  • MLA International Bibliography  Icon
    The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers. [Not compatible with Internet Explorer 9]

How do I find books and e-books?

Watch this short video for a quick tutorial on using the University of Iowa Libraries' Smart Search.

Subject Guide

Profile Image
Lisa Gardinier
Contact Info
Latin American & Iberian Studies Librarian
Send Email

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

For off-campus use set your Scholar Preferences (Library Links) to The University of Iowa.


Google Books

Books from Beyond the University of Iowa

The SmartSearch box above will first return results from the University of Iowa Libraries.  It will also offer to search UBorrow if you didn't find what you're looking for.  Materials requested through UBorrow will arrive and be available for your use in about a week.  When searching WorldCat, use the Interlibrary Loan/Article Delivery Request System link in the left column of this guide.

  • WorldCat
    WorldCat will help you find books from many libraries in the United States, plus some libraries worldwide.
  • Uborrow  Icon
    Search over 90 million books from the collections of 13 research libraries, request, and receive within a week.

Request Materials

Interlibrary Loan/Article Delivery Request System

Request a book, photocopy of an article or book chapter, view/modify outstanding requests, renew checked out items, and view request history.

Loading  Loading...