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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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Hispanic American Historical Review

All twentieth-century volumes (1918–1999) of the Hispanic American Historical Review have been digitized and are now available open access.

Published in cooperation with the Conference on Latin American History of the American Historical Association, Hispanic American Historical Review, pioneered the study of Latin American history and culture in the United States and remains the most widely respected journal in the field. HAHR's comprehensive book review section provides commentary, ranging from brief notices to review essays, on every facet of scholarship on Latin American history and culture


Smithsonian Open Access

Smithsonian Open Access is a freely avalable resource that allows users to download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.

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Films and Videos

Resources in the Spotlight


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


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.

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