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Global Studies: Research Countries: Latin America

Smith College Libraries' guide to resources by region of the world.

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Use the Libraries' Research page for discipline-specific sources (anthropology, economics, etc.) or for additional reference sources (encyclopedias, language dictionaries, etc.).

For region-specific sources, see the tabs at the top of this page

Recommended Websites

Background/Statistics/Maps/News

map of South America, Central America & the CaribbeanLANIC Newsapers and NewsEncyclopedia of Latin American History & CultureHAPI Online graphic

News and Articles

Use the SCLinks buttons within the databases below to see if Smith has the article you need online or in print - or use the Journal Locator

Books

Search in the Five College Library Catalog, using the SUBJECT BEGINS WITH search (not keyword). Enter your country name, followed by any of the possibilities below:

Description and travel (for example, Brazil - Description and travel)
Economic conditions
Guidebooks
History
Politics and government
Relations - United States
Social life and customs