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Brazilian Studies/Estudos Brasileiros

This guide is designed to help students conduct research about Brazil at Emory University. Special Thanks to Barbara Alvarez of the University of Michigan for permission to model this guide on their Brazilian Studies Guide.

Finding Books at Emory

Library Search is  Emory's main search tool to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials.

Library Search User Guide The user guide provides hints for searching the Emory Libraries Catalog.

Brazilian Studies Subject Headings -- Call Number Ranges

While searching for works on literature *about/from* Brazil, the subject headings will be "Brazilian Literature" (--not Portuguese Literature--this refers to literature about/from Portugal.  When you visit the stacks in Woodruff LIbrary, these are the call number "ranges" associated with Brazilian literature and areas.  Woodruff Library uses the Library of Congress Call Number system.

Subject Headings (sample)

Brazilian Literature

Brazilian Literature -- Brazil -- Bahia (or another state)

Brazilian Literature -- 20th century

Brazilian Literature -- History and criticism

Brazilian Literature -- Women authors

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Civilization

Brazil Civilization

Brazil -- History

Brazil -- Economic Conditions -- 20th century

Brazil -- Politics and government -- 20th century


Call Number Ranges

Brazilian History   F2501 -F2659

Brazil -- Motion Pictures  PN1993.5 B6

Brazil -- Popular Music   M3575 B7

Portuguese Language (Dictionaries) PC5015 P85

Brazilian Literature   PQ9500-PQ9698.436  (Includes primary works, literary criticism and histories)