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Latino Studies: Find Books and Media

This guide serves as a general starting point for research in Latina/o Studies.

Using the Library Catalog to Find Books and Media

Try the Advanced Search option in the Library Catalog, using a combination of official subject headings along with keywords. Some subject headings relating to Latino Studies are:

  • Hispanic Americans
  • Hispanic Americans and mass media
  • Hispanic Americans -- [State name]
  • Hispanic Americans -- Economic conditions
  • Hispanic Americans -- Education
  • Hispanic Americans -- Government policy
  • Immigrants -- United States [or state name] -- History
  • Immigrants -- United States [or state name] -- Intellectual Life
  • Immigrants -- United States [or state name] -- Social Conditions
  • Immigrants -- United States [or state name] -- Statistics
  • Mexican Americans -- [State name] -- Social conditions
  • Puerto Ricans -- Cultural assimilation -- United States

Other Catalogs


Use this catalog to locate materials at other libraries. Materials not owned by Rutgers may be requested through interlibrary loan.

Center for Research Libraries

The Center for Research Libraries houses over 4 million volumes of research materials that are rarely held in North American libraries. Because the Rutgers University Libraries have membership with the Center for Research Libraries, materials are available to Rutgers users via interlibrary loan.

Library of Congress