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Starting points for research in Latin American Studies.


Learn more about Latin American Studies at the University of Puget Sound by visiting the Latin American Studies Program website!

You'll find out the requirements for the minor, current courses being offered, and information about the faculty.

Latin American Studies faculty have put together a list of their favorite resources. Check out resources recommended by Professor's Lear, Share, Lago, and Warning.

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Latin American Studies @ Collins Library

This guide is intended as a starting point for students at Puget Sound who are interested in Latin American Studies.  It provides general information as well as links to selected print and electronic resources.

The guide provides suggestions that will help you with the following:

  • Gaining background knowledge
  • Finding scholarly articles
  • Identifying primary sources in Latin American Studies
  • Finding scholarly books & films
  • Correctly citing the sources you use

Highlighted Resources

Latin American Herald Tribune aims to be the main source of news for the English-reading public about Latin America and to satisfy the need for fair and balanced information about politics, economics, business, sports, literature, the community and other topics of interest.

Latin American Newsletters (LatinNews) was founded in London in 1967 to provide expert political, economic, and security analysis on Latin America and the Caribbean.  For 45 years, it has been acknowledged as the foremost authority on the region.

Includes the Latin American Weekly Report.


Featured Resource

Latin America in Video

Latin America in Video (part of Academic Video Online) includes over 400 original-language documentaries—over 300 hours in all—from some of the most important producers and independent filmmakers in Latin America. The videos were produced in Latin America, by Latin Americans, about Latin American issues, such as human rights, violence, immigration, literacy, popular culture, and political history.

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