Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Latin American Studies

A guide for students who need books, articles, and more on Latin American Studies topics.

Why use reference works?

Consider using encyclopedias and other reference sources when you begin researching a topic. Some encyclopedias will provide more in-depth information than others, but any general encyclopedia is a good source to consult for background information of your chosen subject area. Most encyclopedias provide the following:

  • Main concepts, including names, dates, places
  • Keywords and subject terms related to topic
  • Lists of related articles or additional resources

Latin American Studies focused Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Relevant encyclopedias:

Relevant dictionaries are located in the Reference Section on the main floor of the library.

  • Latin American and Caribbean Artists of the Modern Era: A Biographical Dictionary of more than 12,700 Persons - Reference Shelves: N6502.4 .S45 2003
  • Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary - Reference Shelves: ML105 .F53 2002

Have a question? Ask a librarian! Email Call or text 386-747-9028.