This is a small selection of the thousands of books available at the Library of Congress on the culture, history, and politics of Costa Rica. You can find more books listed in the Costa Rica in the Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) section of this guide. Search HLAS and the Library of Congress Online Catalog for more books and other materials. You can find helpful search hints in the Search Tips section of this research guide.
The Library's Serial and Government Publications Division maintains one of the most extensive collections of newspapers, current periodicals, comic books, and government publications. With over 25,000 non-US titles, it is the largest collection of international newspapers in the world. These materials are served in the Library's Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room.
The Library of Congress currently receives the following newspapers from Costa Rica, which does not include titles attained electronically. The materials linked below provide fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog, including holdings for each title.
While many newspapers are microfilmed, historic collections of newspapers are maintained in bound volumes to preserve the original format: