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Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature: Online resources

Guide to resources for Portuguese and Brazilian language and literature studies.


If the book you were looking for in the library is checked out, there may be copies available online. Oxford provides access to a range of e-books though a variety of providers. Individual purchased titles can be searched for on SOLO.

Oxford also subscribes to major digital collections such as Cambridge Collections Online and Blackwell Reference Online

Please remember, if you are accessing e-books remotely, you will need your Single Sign-On login and password.

Our collection is growing all the time as we try to acquire key popular titles.



WebLearn is the Virtual Learning Environment used by Oxford University. Your tutors may post material in WebLearn for you to download, e.g. reading lists, lecture notes, lecture lists. Access to WebLearn is via your Single Sign-On.

Past exam papers

OXAM Oxford Examination Papers Online provides access to past papers. Printed copies of exam papers for modern languages pre-2000 are also available in the reference room of the MLF.

Virtual libraries and online portals

Portals are sites that act as gateways to a variety of information sources on a particular topic. The selection of links below is a good place to start!

Research Projects

Cantigas de Santa Maria

The Centre for the Study of the Cantigas de Santa Maria was created at Oxford University in 2005, and is currently hosting two research projects relating to the Cantigas. Please see the website for more details.