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Finding Books

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Browsing by Call Number

Most books relating to the Portuguese language can be found between the call numbers PC5001 and PC5498 on our Upper Level.

Other relevant areas include:

DP501 - DP900.22       History of Portugal
DT                                  History of Africa
F2501 - F2659                History of Brazil
GN                                  Anthropology
GR                                   Folklore
GT                                  Manners and Customs
JL2411 - JL2499           Political Institutions and Public Administration of Brazil
JN8423 - JN8661          Political Institutions and Public Administration of Portugal
ML232                           Brazilian Music
N                                      Art
PQ9000 - PQ9999        Portuguese Literature
PQ9500 - PQ9698.36   Brazilian Literature

Books in Portuguese

To find a book written in Portuguese, go to the WNCLN Catalog and select "Advanced Keyword" in the "(More Searches)" box. Click the green arrow. Now put in the title, author, or keyword for the book you are looking for and select "Portuguese" in the "Language" box near the bottom of the screen.

Books to Consider