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A guide to doing research on Latin American libraries


This guide for libraries in Latin America aims to answer the question of, if someone were interested in doing research on libraries in Latin America, what would be a good starting point for resources?

Here the user will find useful tips and information resources on how to effectively research the topic of libraries in Latin America, including public and academic libraries, as well as archives.  The resources included in this guide include many Online databases: for articles relevant to research on libraries and librarianship in Latin America; dissertations from, or pertaining to, Latin America; reference resources, both online and in print including library and archives directories, encyclopedias, bibliographies, and many more types of resources.

For more help regarding research on libraries in Latin America, please do not hesitate to contact the Latin American and Caribbean librarian at the Literature and Languages Library.

Assistant Professor and Librarian of Latin American and Caribbean Studies