The links below are offered as general reference. For information on resources devoted to specific individuals or time periods, you might want to consult other links in our website (under construction), such as "historical associations/cultural organizations," "documents and texts," or the links to the different historical periods (ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern).

Portugal: Archives
Portugal: Libraries
Spain: Archives
Spain: Libraries

Portugal: Archives

Arquivo Histórico Diplomático:
The catalogue of the diplomatic historical archive housed at the Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Instituto dos Arquivos Nacionais/Torre do Tombo:
Website of the Portuguese National Archives. It offers information on the collections held at the Torre do Tombo, as well as links to a number of municipal and district archives in the country.
Centro de Estudos de História do Atlântico:
Information and research on the Atlantic Islands with special attention to Madeira. There is a link to the Arquivo Regional da Madeira.
Centro de Documentação 25 de Abril:
Housed at the University of Coímbra, this electronic archive is dedicated to the history of the April Revolution and its consequences.  It offers links to primary documents, bibliographies, monographs  and exhibitis on the revolution and Portuguese transition to democracy.
Portugal: Libraries

Bibliotecas, Arquivos e Serviços de Informação Portugueses na Internet:
A complete and well-organized listing of Portuguese archives and libraries from the Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas e Documentalistas.
Biblioteca Nacional de Lisboa:
A number of sources have been digitalized and are accesible in electronic format through the Biblioteca Nacional Digital.  A variety of on-line exhibits are also available
Libdex: The Library Index (Portugal):
A worldwide directory of library homepages, searchable by country.

Spain: Archives

Archiespa: Directorio de Archivos de España:
Links to the homepages of a variety of Spanish archives. For the webpages of archives managed by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte check Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas:
Archivos Nacionales:
List from the Centro Virtual Cervantes. It provides a brief history and description of the collections held at some of the more relevant Spanish state archives.
Os Arquivos de Galicia:
Provides information on location and access, as well as a general description of the collections, for a variety of Galician archives.
Catalan Archives:
Links to a variety of historic archives in Catalonia, from the homepage of the Associació d´Arxivers de Catalunya.
Catalan Photographic Archives:
An inventory of Catalan Photographic Archives which includes information concerning photographic archives, public and private, in Catalonia.
Centro de Patrimonio Documental del País Vasco:
An ongoing project, the website provides on-line access to a rich collection of documents from a wide range of archives in the Basque country, including several private collections.

Spain: Libraries

Biblioteca Nacional de España:
The website of the National Library in Madrid includes other relevant links under "Recursos de interés bibliotecario," among them the Catálogo Colectivo del Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español.  An ongoing project,  the Catálogo provides a collective catalogue of printed materials from the 15th to the 21st centuries held in more than 600 Spanish libraries.
CSIC libraries:
Links to the websites and catalogues of the research libraries associated with the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Directorio de las Bibliotecas Públicas del Estado (BPE):
Provides links to the websites and catalogues of Spanish public libraries linked to the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, organized by Autonomous Community.  For a more detailed directory, including municipal libraries, check Travesía , "the webportal of Spanish public libraries."

Libdex: The Library Index (Spain):
A worldwide directory of library homepages, searchable by country
Red de Bibliotecas Universitarias (REBIUN):
Includes a searchable collective catalogue of books and periodicals held at Spanish university libraries.
University libraries:
Links to Spanish university libraries and archives, organized by Autonomous Community

Revised November 25, 2003
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