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Latinx Studies: Home

This research guide outlines the principal library resources for Latinx Studies




Onda Latina: The Mexican American Experience

226 digitally preserved audio programs including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns from the radio series "The Mexican American Experience" and "A esta hora conversamos" the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982.


Welcome to the research guide to library resources selected especially for Latinx Studies.  Click on the tabs at the top to take you to the best resources for your research.

For more assistance, the Librarian for the Latin American, Iberian & Latino Collections is available for consultations and provides reference services to students and faculty by appointment.  The office of the librarian is located on the 3rd floor of Sterling Memorial Library in room 313.

Starting Point

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers authoritative research guides.  Contain annotated, critical bibliographies and overviews.  Dozens of ready made bibliographies from topics like bilingual education, comics, Latino politics, Latino humor, Machismo, Spanglish, Telenovelas, Pan-Latinidad and Latina Political Participation.

Latinx Studies has excellent encyclopedias that include primary sources. Check these out as a starting point to your research.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.


History Vault: Latino Civil Rights During the Carter Administration, 1979-1981  

TRIAL PERIOD: September 13, 2021 - October 15, 2021 

This resource provides insight into the efforts the of the Executive Branch of U.S. government to reach out to the burgeoning Latino population during the last 2 years of the Carter Administration. Major topics covered in this collection include inflation, bilingual education, police brutality, political unrest in Latin America, Haitian refugees, and immigration (legal and otherwise), Puerto Rican self-determination, and the U.S. Navy’s use of Vieques Island. Latino Civil Rights during the Carter Administration also documents some of the most important Latino organizations of the time, including LULAC, TELACU, La Raza, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the American G.I. Forum. 


Librarian for the Latin American and Iberian Collections, Latinx Studies

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Jana Krentz
313 Sterling Memorial Library
PH: 203-432-1845

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