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Latin American Studies

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Encyclopedias and other reference sources can provide background information, historical context, summaries and factual information around your topic. Don't forget to use bibliographies to identify additional sources.

Reference Sources

Search these sites by country name:
These databases search hundreds of encyclopedias and dictionaries simultaneously.  Read the description below each title in order to identify which Latin American and Caribbean material is included.
There are also country-specific encyclopedias, such as:
These print encyclopedias are located in the reference section, on the third floor of Lauinger Library.
These online directories provide can help you find more reference materials about Latin America and the Caribbean: 

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