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History - Latin American

A guide to library and quality web resources useful for Latin American history research

Need Help? Did You...

Ask for help anytime but if it's after hours and you are stuck, here are some tips:

  • Check the bibliographies of your secondary sources (to find additional secondary as well as primary sources)
  • Consult the handouts on the various tabs of this guide (lots of search tips)
  • Try LibrarySearch and Worldcat (again) but try different combinations of terms and their synonyms.  The sources you already found are good places to look for additional terms.
  • Try Hathitrust - it gives you the benefit of searching the full-text of books and documents (includes many primary sources)
  • Email your librarian / subject specialist and request a research consultation.

Primary Sources Handouts

Not in Midcat - What Next?

worldcat database home         Catalog of library holdings worldwide.  Provides links to borrow items from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan.

Tip: Worldcat, LibrarySearch, and many library databases include a link to Interlibrary Loan from each item we don't have. Look for the a Request button or links with the words Interlibrary Loan, ILLiad, or similar.

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