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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 2019 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. 

2019 Award Winners
Islandborn by Junot Díaz and illustrated by Leo Espinosa (Dial Books, 2018)
Undocumented: A Worker’s Fight by Duncan Tonatiuh (Abrams Books, 2018)

2019 Honor Books
Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings by Francie Latour and illustrated by Ken Daley (Groundwood Books, 2018)
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (HarperCollins, 2018)