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Browsing the Stacks

Call Number locations for most Latin American Studies books in Olin Library

E 184 (floor 2A)

Ethnic groups in the U.S., including Latinos

F 1201-3799 (floor 2A)

Latin American history and culture

JL 1200-3899 (floor 2 west)

Latin American government and politics

PC 4000-5498 (floor 1A)

Spanish and Portuguese languages

PQ 7081-8560, 9500-9699 (floor 1)

Latin American literature

Z 1400-1899 (ground floor)

Bibliographies on Latin American literature, history, and culture


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    Research in Latin American Studies

    ¡Bienvenidos!  Welcome to the research guide for Latin American Studies at Wesleyan.

    This guide provides an introduction to Latin American Studies materials located in Wesleyan University Library and beyond to assist research and teaching.  Its purpose is to facilitate the location of relevant scholarly books, newspaper & journal articles, statistics, etc., in order to develop and support a research topic.  Use the tabs above for more information on available resources. 

    If you would like more personalized research assistance, or have any suggestions to improve this guide, please contact Aaron Sandoval.




    New Books in Latin American Studies

    Here are our latest titles in Latin American Studies, usually located in the New Books Area on the first floor of Olin.  Can't locate a particular title?  Ask at the reference desk or request it in the catalog, and we'll track it down for you.

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    Latin American Studies Liaison

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    Aaron Sandoval
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    I'm the Monographic Acquisitions Librarian and Coordinator of Collection Development. Please contact me for research assistance in Latin American Studies.

    Olin Library, Room 015
    Phone (860) 685-3834
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    Latin American Studies Programs & Organizations

    Latin American Studies Program (Wesleyan)

    Besides LAST courses, the annual America's Forum, and other Wesleyan offerings, check out lectures, films, performances, and more at these local Latin American Studies Centers:

    El Instituto - Research institute focusing on both Latin American & Caribbean Studies, as well as Puerto Rican & Latino Studies. (UCONN)

    CLAIS - The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies seeks to enhance the understanding of these regions through scholarly lectures, presentations, and outreach. (Yale)

    CSA - The largest Caribbean Studies Association for academic study of this region.

    LASA - The largest professional association in the world for individuals & institutions engaged in the study of Latin America.

    NECLA - The New England Council of Latin American Studies promotes its teaching & research in our region.


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