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About This Guide
The tabs in this guide contain selected sources to help in finding articles, books, and other information related to Latinos/as.
General tips for searching:
- When searching in the Library Catalog or Library databases be flexible with your terms and include alternate phrases. For example, in the Library catalog the subject term "Hispanic Americans" is used as a subject term. Also try narrower terms such as Cuban Americans and art; Puerto Ricans and health.
Related Resources at UIUC
Department of Latina/Latino Studies
The Department of Latina/Latino Studies is in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois.
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Collection
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies collection at Illinois is considered to be one of the strongest in the nation. With more than 993,000 volumes and close to 300 serials from Latin America in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Quechua and several other indigenous and European languages, our collection ranks in the top five collections nationwide and is the largest in the Midwest.
La Casa Cultural Latina
The mission of La Casa Cultural Latina is to promote a welcoming and dynamic atmosphere through the development of educational, cultural, socio-political, and social programs that lead to greater recruitment, retention, advancement, and empowerment of Latina/o students. La Casa engages current and future leaders through mentorship, civic engagement, and the promotion of social advocacy.
U.S. Latino Research Centers
Librarian Contact Information
Please direct comments, or requests to Lisa Romero, Liaison to Latina/o Studies.
Lisa Romero can be reached at, L-Romero@illinois.edu.
Communications Library Contact Information