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US LS 211: Introduction to Latino Studies

Guide for finding research materials for your assignments

Use Interlibrary Loan!

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) & Document Delivery

This speedy delivery service provides a handy way for ISU students, faculty, and staff to have materials delivered to you.

Use the ILLiad online form to request articles, books & other items be delivered to you. Use your ISUNetID (not Library Borrower ID & password) to login to the online request form!

Speedy Delivery

Finding Articles for your Assignment

 Need some articles?

Articles have the advantage that they tend to be short. They also tend to be tightly focused on very specific topics that are examined in depth. Some scholarly articles can be difficult to understand since they are often written for experts in the field, and assume the reader already knows background information or context. Don't be surprised if you need to dig more in order to understand the issues or arguments they present. This is a normal part of research, and definitely helps you learn more!

Here below are some indexes that can help you find articles for your assignment.

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Interdisciplinary & Subject-Focused Indexes

HAPI - Limit to US Latinos button  

green star  HAPI Research Tip:  Use the Advanced Search in HAPI to limit your search results to articles ONLY about US Latinos.  You can also limit search results by language - English, Spanish, etc.

Ethnic Newswatch - Limit by Ethnic group



green star Research Tip:  Use Advanced Search in Ethnic NewsWatch to limit results to US Latino articles ONLY by choosing Hispanic from their list.



Research tip:  Search Informe using Spanish!


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