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This guide will help students researching topics related to Latin America using resources from the Latin American and Caribbean Collection at the University of Florida and from outside institutions.
Staff is available for research assistance at the Latin American and Caribbean Collection service desk during operating hours and can be reached at (352) 273-2745 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Latin American and Caribbean Collection is located on the 3rd floor of Smathers Library (Library East).
Available resources include but are not limited to monographs, reference materials, scholarly journals, historic newspapers, government documents, statistical resources and datasets, and films.
New Titles in the Latin American and Caribbean Collection
Search our catalog
Search the library catalog here for resources on Latin American Studies.
LANIC: Web-based Resource Guides
LANIC Web-based Resource Guides are great subject area-specific lists of web-based resources on Latin America. A great start for web-based resouces on the Economy, Education, Geography and Environment, Government, Humanities, Internet and Computing, Libraries and Reference, Media and Communication, Recreation, Science, Social Sciences, and Society and Culture.
Multi-volume set covering various historical and cultural topics in South America, Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
Handbook of Latin American Studies
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1936, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.
Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies are annotated peer-reviewed bibliographies across many regional, temporal, and topical subject areas related to Latin America. They're a great resource for finding a research topic and finding recommended resources.