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Spanish and Latin American studies: Call numbers

Resources for students of Spanish and Latin American studies at Monash University

Spanish, Hispanic and Catalan general call numbers

Most Monash University libraries use the Dewey Decimal Classification scheme to organise books and journals. 

Subject Call number
Basque nationalism 320.5409466
Catalán history 946.7
Catalán literature 849.9
Catalán nationalism 320.5409467
Cities in Latin America 307.76098
Cities in Mexico and Central America 307.760972
Columbus - his voyages 973.15                 
Encyclopedias and almanacs in Spanish 036.1
Economic development and growth - Latin America 338.98
Economic development and growth - Mexico and Central America 338.972
Latin America America - politics 320.98
Neoliberalism 320.51
Spanish colonies in South America 325.346098
Spanish language - dictionaries 463
Spanish language - grammar 465
Spanish nationalism 320.540946

DVDs / Videos

791.4372 is the shelf number for DVDs and videos of movies located in the Music and Multimedia collection on the ground floor of the Matheson library (Clayton) and on Level 3 at Caulfield library.

Toledo, 1910

Image from page 106 of "Things seen in Spain. With fifty illus" (1921)

Identifier: thingsseeninspai00hart

Title: Things seen in Spain. With fifty illus

Year: 1921 (1920s)

Authors: Hartley, C. Gasquoine (Catherine Gasquoine), 1867-1928


Understanding call numbers

Spanish & Latin American Literature

Spanish and Latin American literature is shelved under special call numbers in the Library.  The country codes are listed below. 


Country                           Call number 

 Iberian Peninsula  

Call number

Argentina          A869.1 Cataluña 849.9
Bolivia B869.1 Spain  
Cuba C869.1  
Chile Ch869.1          Early period to 1369    860.1
Columbia Co869.1           1369-1516 860.2
Costa Rica Cos869.1           1516-1700 860.3
Dominican Republic D869.1           1700-1799 860.4
Ecuador E869.1           1800-1899 860.5
Guatemala G869.1           1900-1945 860.62
Honduras H869.1           1945-1999 860.64
Mexico M869.1            2000- 860.7
Nicaragua N869.1 Poetry collections 861
Paraguay P869.1 Drama collections 862
Panama Pa869.1 Fiction collections    863
Peru Pe869.1 History and criticism 869.09
Puerto Rico Pu869.1    
El Salvador S869.1    
Uruguay Ur869.1    
Venezuela Ve869.1