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LALS 260: Cultures of Latin America

Use the resources listed on this guide to get started with your research. Please contact Rob Detmering for additional research support, using the contact information below.

General Databases and Search Engines

The following resources provide access to peer-reviewed scholarly sources across multiple subject areas, including Latin American culture, identity, and politics.

Pro Tip: Try searching library databases by connecting the most important words in your research topic with the word "and," such as: Latin America AND gender.

Specialized Subject Databases

Depending on the focus of your research topic, you might find that databases focusing on particular academic subject areas are helpful. The following databases focus on scholarship in areas relevant to your course, specifically humanities, literature, sociology, economics, and political science.