Lavonda Kay Broadnax, Digital Reference Specialist, Researcher & Reference Services
Angela McMillian, Digital Reference Specialist, Researcher & Reference Services
Created: July 16, 2022
Last Updated: September 15, 2023
Puerto Rico, also officially known as Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico in Spanish, became a territory in the United States in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. San Juan is the capital. The official languages in Puerto Rico are Spanish and English.
This guide compiles links to digital materials related to Puerto Rico such as books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, photographs, sheet music, and sound recordings that are available throughout the Library of Congress website. In addition, it provides links to external websites focusing on Puerto Rico and a bibliography containing selected works for both general and younger readers.