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Latin American History

This guide provides links and resources for research in Latin American history

Get Started in Latin American History Research

Welcome to the research guide for Latin American History. The resources below are a great place to start your research.

   Use the menu on the left to find additional resources for finding books, articles, and more.

Find Articles

Start with these databases:

Top journals for Latin American History

Find Books

Search the Library Catalog to find books on your topic

Most books on Latin American History are located on the 2nd floor of the Zuhl Library:

F1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America

F1201-1392 Mexico                     F1421-1440 Central America             F1751-1854.9 Cuba

F2201-3799 South America
F2251-2299 Colombia
F2301-2349 Venezuela
F2501-2659 Brazil
F2661-2699 Paraguay
F2701-2799 Uruguay
F2801-3021 Argentina

F3051-3285 Chile
F3301-3359 Bolivia
F3401-3619 Peru
F3701-3799 Ecuador




Request It! (Interlibrary Loan)

Request it

To obtain materials (books, articles, etc.) that are not available at the NMSU Library, use the Request It service.

Use the service if

  • You need a book or article that is not available at NMSU.


  • You need a book or article that is available at another NMSU campus.


  • You are faculty or a Ph.D. candidate and would like to have a book or article delivered to or picked up from your office.

To access Request It directly from a database, look for the Request It button or a link to Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Otherwise, go directly to the Request It form: