COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY

SUBJECT: Iberian and Ibero-American Studies

PROGRAMS AND CLIENTELE SUPPORTED: The Iberian and Ibero-American studies collection at the Wilson Library supports research by faculty and students in the departments of anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, sociology, Spanish and Portuguese, as well as Latin American studies in the Institute for Global Studies. The emphasis in those disciplines is varied. In anthropology, there is interest both in the archeology and the social anthropology of what we call Ibero-America. In economics the interest in this area is mostly on trade. In geography the emphasis on this area is in human geography. In history there is interest in medieval Spain and in the history of Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries, while interest in Ibero-American history is greater for its early period (1493-1821), but extends into the early 20th century. In political science, the interest is mostly on public policy, revolutionary movements and human rights issues in Ibero-America. In sociology the main interest related to our area seems to be grassroots groups in Ibero-America. In Spanish and Portuguese research, interest encompasses language, literature, culture and linguistics, and both Iberia and Ibero-America. Interest in literature and culture in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese emphasizes Medieval Spain, the Golden Age and the Enlightenment in Portugal, Spain, and Ibero-America, the 19th century in Ibero-America, and the 20th century in Mexico, the Spanish Caribbean, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Uruguay. There is an emphasis on the literature by women both in Iberia and Ibero-America, and on the literature of indigenous peoples in Ibero-America. Interest in linguistics of Spanish and Portuguese emphasizes sociolinguistics, dialect formation in Spanish America, second language acquisition, and Hispanics in the U.S.

SUBJECT LIBRARIAN: Rafael E. Tarragó, 218 Wilson Library (624-4317)

GENERAL COLLECTION GUIDELINES:

Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, English, and some French, Italian, and German; no translations, except in cases where necessary, and that of major authors from this area translated into English.

Chronological: Medieval Spain and Portugal, the 16th to 18th centuries in Iberia and Ibero-America, the 19th and 20th centuries in Ibero-America, and to a lesser interest Spain and Portugal in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Geographical: In the context of this policy Iberian means Spanish and Portuguese, and Ibero-American means the Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking nations of the Americas. Most research interest in this area emphasizes Spain, Brazil, Mexico and the Spanish Caribbean, and to a lesser extent, Portugal, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina. The degree of interest varying according to discipline and research topic, interest in the areas of Ibero-America not mentioned above is minor.

Treatment of Subject: Literary and scholarly level; selected popular works when valuable as primary sources or requested for course work. Translations into English of major literary works written by Iberian or Ibero-American authors only, or when necessary for a specific research project.

Types of material: Primary sources for original research; specialized bibliographical aids (bibliographies, indices, and abstracts); basic literary texts (including complete works of major authors); critical monographs; serial publications containing factual information from relevant geographic areas (newspapers, news weeklies), as well as scholarly journals, publications of research institutes, monographs and monographs emphasis, as well as general works issued by major publishers and publications of government agencies and international organizations. Collection of primary sources of government documents in microtexts. Proceedings and symposia, audio-visual materials and electronic publications selectively. Popular books, pamphlets and textbooks are purchased exceptionally.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: There is a Department of Chicano studies, and the University Libraries support it. The Librarian for Iberian and Ibero-American studies will collect on this subject area at a teaching level ( the Librarian for Literatures in English will collect works by Hispanos/Latinos/Chicanos who write literature in English). A member of Spanish and Portuguese Africa, and a member of the faculty in the department of History does research on the history of that area, therefore, the Librarian for Iberian and Ibero-American studies will collect on the history and the literatures of Portuguese Africa at a teaching level, although in the social sciences collecting on this area will be a minimum level.

COORDINATION INFORMATION: Collection of library materials related to Spain, Portugal, and all Portuguese-speaking and Spanish-speaking countries is under the responsibility of the Librarian for Iberian and Ibero-American studies. But other librarians also collect materials related to the Iberian peninsula and to the Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking nations of the Americas. The Government Publications Librarian collects publications of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America. The Law Library selector collects constitutions, civil codes, and legislation from the countries in our area and documents of human rights organizations. The Art Librarian and the Music Librarian collect materials from and about our area. The Anthropology Librarian collects on archeology in Ibero-America; the Political Science Librarian collects comparative studies including the area, as well as those on the relations of the United States with Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking nations; the History of the Americas Librarian collects comparative studies, and materials on the history of United States relations with Iberia and Ibero-America. The Geography and Maps Librarian collects physical geography, maps, atlases, and travel guides on Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries. The Librarian for Literatures in English collects works by Hispanos/Latinos/Chicanos who write in English. The Librarian for Agriculture collects works in English on tropical agriculture and economic development. The Librarian for Rural Sociology collects works in English on that subject pertaining to our area. The Librarian for Classic studies collects works on Roman Hispania. The Business Librarian collects business oriented titles in English related to Iberia and Ibero-America, including the Economist's annual country reports. The Reference Collections Librarian collects general reference works in Spanish and Portuguese.

DEFINITION OF COLLECTION LEVELS: The collecting levels used in this collection development policy to indicate present intensity of collecting are based on those of the ARL conspectures, where 5Y = exhaustive, 4, where 5Y = exhaustive, 4Y = comprehensive, 3Y = research level, and 2Y = teaching level. We do not collect any Iberian or Ibero-American subject at an exhaustive level. For us comprehensive collecting on a country includes government publications, publications of all major commercial and academic presses and research institutes (including working papers); major journals of analysis, general magazines, news weeklies, and at least one major newspaper from the country in question, and scholarly publications and journals of analysis in English, French, Italian and German. A research level includes the constitution and a statistical annual from the country in question, as well as publications of major commercial and academic presses, and selective research institutes (including working papers); major journals of analysis and news weeklies; also publications major publishers and journals of analysis in English and French. A teaching level for a country includes mostly works in English, major bibliographic works, only works of literature by well-known authors, scholarly publications of the major commercial and academic presses, and internationally recognized journals of analysis from the country in question.

COLLECTING LEVELS:

Official Documents (Census)

--Argentina 3Y

--Brazil 3Y

--Mexico 3Y

History and Description

Spain

--Earliest to 711 2Y

--Medieval (711-1516) 3Y

--Habsburgs, Bourbons 4Y

--Nineteenth Century 2Y

--Twentieth Century 2Y

--Spanish Civil War 2Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History (1492-1821) 3Y

--Social History (711-1821) 3Y

--Constitutional History (711-1812) 3Y

Portugal

--Early, Medieval 2Y

--Early Modern 3Y

--Restoration & Enlightenment 3Y

--Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 2Y

--Economic History (1497-1821) 3Y

Argentina

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 3Y

--Nineteenth to Twentieth Centuries 3Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History 3Y

--Social History 3Y

--Constitutional History 3Y

Brazil

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 4Y

--Independence and Empire 3Y

--Republican Brazil 3Y

--Estado Novo 3Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History 3Y

--Social History 3Y

--Constitutional History 3Y

Mexico

--Pre-Hispanic Mexico 3Y

--Spanish Conquest 4Y

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 4Y

--Nineteenth Century 3Y

--The Revolution 3Y

--Twentieth Century 3Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History 3Y

--Social History 3Y

--Constitutional History 3Y

Spanish Caribbean, Central America, and Chile

--Pre-Hispanic cultures 3Y

--Spanish Conquest 3Y

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 3Y

--Nineteenth Century 3Y

--Twentieth Century 3Y

--The Cuban Revolution 3Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History 2Y

--Social History 2Y

--Constitutional History 2Y

Other Ibero-American Countries

--Pre-Hispanic Cultures 2Y

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 2Y

--Nineteenth to Twentieth Centuries 2Y

--History of Religion 2Y

--Economic History 2Y

--Constitutional History 2Y

History and Principles of Religion

--Liberation Theology 3Y

Geography

Human Ecology

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Environmental Influences on Man

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Human Settlements

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Economics

Population

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Demography

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Developmental Economics

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Economic Integration

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Labor

--Ibero-America 3Y

Agriculture

--Ibero-America 2Y

Industry

--Ibero-America 2Y

Commerce and Commercial Policy

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Anthropology

Social Anthropology

--Ibero-America 3Y

Sociology

Communities, Classes, Races

--Ibero-America 3Y

Urban Groups and Urban Sociology

--Ibero-America 3Y

The Family, Marriage, Woman, and Feminism

--Spain and Portugal 3Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Non-Governmental Organizations

--Ibero-America 3Y

Socialism, Communism, Revolutionary Groups

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Political Science

Political Theory, Theory of the State

--Spain 3Y

--Argentina 3Y

--Brazil 3Y

--Mexico 3Y

--Other Ibero-America and Portugal 2Y

Nationalism, Minorities, Geopolitics

--Spain 3Y

--Argentina 3Y

--Brazil 3Y

--Mexico 3Y

--Other Ibero-America and Portugal 2Y

Constitutional History

--Spain, 711-1812 3Y

--Argentina 3Y

--Brazil 3Y

--Other Ibero-America and Portugal 2Y

Political Rights and Guarantees

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 3Y

Government Administration

--Spain 3Y

--Argentina 3Y

--Brazil 3Y

--Mexico 3Y

--Other Ibero-America and Portugal 2Y

Foreign Relations

--Spain and Portugal 2Y

--Ibero-America 2Y

The Military

--Ibero-America 3Y

Linguistics

Sociolinguistics 3Y

Dialect Formation 3Y

Bilingualism (Hispanics in U.S.) 3Y

Second Language Acquisition 3Y

Spanish Language

Spanish Literature

--Medieval 3Y

--Renaissance and Golden Age 4Y

--Eighteenth Century 4Y

--Nineteenth Century 2Y

--Twentieth Century 2Y

--Generation of 1927 3Y

--Post-Franco (1975-) 2Y

Argentina, Mexico, Central America, Chile, and Spanish Caribbean

--Chronicles of the Spanish Conquest 4Y

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 4Y

--Nineteenth Century 3Y

--Early Twentieth Century 3Y

--Post 1960's Generation 3Y

Other Spanish American countries

--Chronicles of the Spanish Conquest 4Y

--Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries 2Y

--Nineteenth Century 2Y

--Twentieth Century 2Y

Portuguese Language

Portuguese Literature

--Portugal 2Y

--Brazil 3Y