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Latin American and Caribbean Studies


Welcome to the Latin American and Caribbean Studies research guide.  The resources in this guide will assist you with finding books, journal articles, and other materials about various aspects of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Resources in the Spotlight


Kanopy: Live streaming media collection that covers a full range of disciplines including environmental topics. 


Film Platform: Streaming documentary films from across the world in a full range of subjects including environmental studies. All films are available immediately without the need to request access from the library.

Featured Databases

CUNY Resource: Dominican Republic

Library of Congress Remembrance

Rudolfo Anaya, the father of Chicano literature in English, 1937-2020.

Library of Congress Americas 2020 Award Winners

Each year the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) and the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress present Americas Awards during Hispanic Heritage Month. 

2020 Award Winners
Beast Rider by Tony Johnston and Maria Elena Fontanot De Rhoads (Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams, 2019)

Between Us and Abuela by Mitali Perkins and illustrated by Sara Palacios (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019)

2020 Honorable Mentions
My Papi has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero and illustrated by Zeke Peña (Penguin Young Readers Group, 2019)
The Moon Within by Aida Salazar (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2019)
The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcárcel (Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2019)