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Latinx/Hispanic Heritage

This guide contains library resources on Hispanic and Latinx Heritage as well as links to internal and external sources on the topic, including additional sources on "La Herencia Hispana" in Spanish.

OER

Click on the link below for Open Educational Resources for Hispanic Heritage:

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Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Reference Resources

Encyclopedia of Holidays and Celebrations: A Country-by-Country Guide

Nancy Thompson Library Annex

Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World’s Cultures

Main Collection

Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures: Cities and Cultures Around the World

Main Collection

Handbook of World Families

Electronic Resource

Handbook of World Families

Main Collection

Hispanic Literature of the United States: A Comprehensive Reference

Main Collection

Human Rights and the World's Major Religions

Main Collection

National Geographic Almanac of Geography

Reference Collection -2nd floor

Notable Hispanic American Women

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Notable Latino Writers

Electronic Resource

Voices of Multicultural America: Notable Speeches Delivered by African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native Americans, 1790-1995

Main Collection

World Music: The Basics

Main Collection

Recommended Online Reference Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Statistics Databases

The following databases provide access to statistics and other kinds of data.

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