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Library Resources: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

"Virtue is the truest nobility"
-Miguel de Cervantes

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15) is a celebration of the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors come from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The Library’s collection contains a variety of books, media and journal articles related to Hispanic culture and history.


The Library subscribes to a variety of databases that provide journal articles and full text resources about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the US.

Books & Media

Xavier’s XPLORE library catalog and the OhioLINK Library Catalog contain many books and DVDs dealing with Spanish language topics and culture. You can limit by language – Spanish in order to find resources written in the Spanish language.





News and Events

Changes in the Library

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Information Technologies division is excited to announce plans for a makerspace coming soon on the first floor of the library. In order to make this exciting new space possible, the library has relocated the Resource Sharing department to the Connection Center, making access to OhioLINK and interlibrary loan services conveniently located at the main service desk in the CLC. For questions about these changes, please contact Alison Morgan at

New Spanish Language Tours of Library!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Students in Dr. Irene Hodgson's Intermediate Spanish II courses have created tours of the library in Spanish for us! Check them out on our website, under About -> Library Floor Plans. Disfrutar!

Talk to a Librarian & Get a Free Water Bottle

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Librarians will be staffing a table in Alter Hall today from 12:45 -- 2:45pm on the first floor near Bellarmine Chapel. They will offer research assistance ideas for papers and projects. Free gift to students for stopping by and talking with them! For questions, please contact Vicki Young at