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Latin American Studies

A guide to Latin American Studies materials at Penn Libraries

The most recent acquisitions in the Penn Libraries

Library Catalogs

Searching Franklin, Penn Libraries' catalog:

One approach to using the library catalog is to search Library of Congress subject headings that pertain to Latin American Studies. Here are some linking to results in Franklin. Some show the browse display of subject headings in alphabetical order; others show the full list of titles under the specific subject heading:


Mexican literature      Argentina -- Foreign relations -- Chile   

Latin America -- Economic conditions      Uruguay -- Intellectual life

Art, Cuban

Use these options for searching for materials not available via Penn Libraries:

Reference Works: History and Culture

Reference works make excellent starting points for research; they provide concise articles on key topics by scholars of the field, often accompanied by suggestions for further reading. Many of the sources listed below are print volumes shelved in Van Pelt Library Reference Stacks, on the first floor of Van Pelt.

Reference Works: Literature, Music and Film