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Spanish 388: Health Issues in the Hispanic World

Information resources for research in Health Issues in Spanish


The purpose of this guide is to help you with your research in Spanish for healthcare professionals. This guide contains links and information on the following:

  • Finding background information on your research topic
  • Finding scholarly sources
  • Finding local Spanish language health services and agencies
  • Citing sources

Library Terms in Languages other than English

Tips for Searching in Languages other than English

  • Search with terms in the language of study or English
  • Use the "Language" field in "Advanced Search" in Search@UW and databases 
  • Use the "Language" filter to refine results in your preferred language. If necessary, you can exclude English or other languages from the results in Search@UW
  • Confirm that the work is in the language of study, look for "Language" or "Language of publication" under "Details" in Search@UW and/or database filter


  • Titles and abstracts may be in English even if the article is written in another language
  • Titles in brackets indicate that it is a translation
  • Journal titles may indicate the language of the article (but not always)
  • Language fields are not always correct

Get research help

Librarians at UWM Libraries are here to help you find information resources and develop a research plan at any stage of your research process. To meet with a subject expert librarian please complete the form to request a research consultation.