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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies

This is a guide to resources in Latin American Studies in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Getting Started with Library Research in Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies 

This web guide is designed to assist you in using the W.E.B. Du Bois Library's Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies resources.The most general starting points are on this page. See links to the left for more specific guides and resources. 

Above all, don't hesitate to contact me to request a reference consultation, a bibliographic instruction session for your class, or to suggest purchasing books or other materials to add to our collection.

~Isabel Espinal, Librarian for Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies.

Also visit: UMass Center for Latin American, Caribbean, & Latino Studies

Spotlight on: Latin American Studies E-books - Some are open access for *everyone*

Duke University Press Latin American Studies E-Book Collection

Over 550 titles in anthropology, cultural studies, Caribbean studies, Chicanx and Latinx studies, history, literature, film and media, politics, and many other fields, focused on Latin America. Requires UMass login. 


JSTOR Open Access E-books
from  El Colegio de México and the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales/Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO)

680 scholarly books published by El Colegio de México, one of the most important academic research centers in the world. Founded in 1938, Colmex has published key books in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, yet many of these books had been unavailable for years. Over 200 titles published by CLACSO (Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales/Latin American Council of Social Sciences a network of over 100 research institutions throughout Latin America and the Caribbean committed to the promotion of scientific research in all fields of the social sciences and to enhancing scholarly exchange and cooperation within and outside the region. Freely available for anyone in the world to use.

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