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Latin American Studies


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Guide to print and electronic resources for Latin American Studies.

Scholarly Sources

CRL Collections: Latin America

Researchers at Boston College enjoy access to the collections of the Center for Research Libraries. The CRL's Latin American collections are particularly strong in:

  • US Government Documents
  • British Parliamentary Papers
  • Conquistadors : the struggle for colonial power in Latin America, 1492-1825 (Manuscript collection)

For more information, consult the CRL Latin American Studies Topic Guide.   Request materials through BC's Interlibrary Loan Department.

News Sources

Where's the Article?

If you search a database and the full article's not there, don't despair.  Look for the "FindIt" button:  or FindIt@BC.  Find It will offer help including:

  1. If BC has the full text in another database, you will be taken to a list of databases for the full text. 
  2. If BC subscribes to the print journal where the article appeared, the Catalog will say Find in Library and you can check which library or libraries may have the year/issue you need and where it is located.
  3. If the article is not available online or in print at BC, use the link to Request the item. We can usually get the article from another library within a few days and email it to you.