Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with UML

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with UML

By Library News

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with UML

By Library News
Explore the resources in our interdisciplinary Latin American and Caribbean Studies research guides.

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Join the University of Miami Libraries (UML) as we commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have enriched our nation and society and inspired others to achieve success.

Explore the listing below to discover archives, books, digital resources, films, newspapers and journals, links to useful websites, and so much more in UML’s interdisciplinary Latin American and Caribbean Studies research guides.

  • LatinX Art: This guide to LatinX art provides links to e-books, databases, journals, and web resources for those studying art relating to people of Latin American origin or descent. Created by Gilda Santana, Head of Architecture Research Center and Art & Art History Librarian
  • Spanish and Spanish Studies: Find basic resources on Spanish and Spanish studies. This guide also includes a link to “The Cultures of Spanish America” course guideCreated by Shatha Baydoun, History and Modern Languages & Literatures Librarian
  • Latin American Music: This guide provides a list of resources relating to the study of Latin American music. This guide is intended for those beginning to conduct research or for those who have an interest in the music of Latin America and its history. Created by Amy Strickland, Music Librarian
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies: The Latin American collection at UML contains materials that support doctoral-level research in all disciplines in Latin American Studies. The collection covers the English, French, and Spanish-speaking Caribbean, as well as Mexico, Central America, and South America. Our Iberian collection emphasizes topics in the humanities and social sciences, especially those related to Spain and its relations with Latin America and the Caribbean. Created by Béatrice Skokan, Head of Manuscripts & Archives Management, Curator of Caribbean Collections, and Subject Liaison for French and Francophone Studies; and Martin Tsang, Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian and Curator of Latin American Collections
  • Latin American and Caribbean History: This guide is intended for graduate and undergraduate students and presents a variety of library and open-web websites available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The collection is useful for conducting historical research and includes newspapers, literary sources, and digital libraries. Created by Shatha Baydoun, History and Modern Languages & Literatures Librarian
  • Afro-Cuban Collections: In this guide, you will find materials to assist in the research of UML’s Afro-Cuban collections as well as additional external resources. Created by Amanda Moreno, Cuban Heritage Collection Archivist; Martin Tsang, Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian and Curator of Latin American Collections; and Katherine Villa, Peer Research Consultant and UGrow Fellow, 2020–21
  • Cuban Heritage Collection: This is a collection of guides relevant to the University of Miami’s unique Cuban Heritage Collection. Created by Elizabeth Cerejido, Esperanza Bravo de Varona Chair of the Cuban Heritage Collection; Amanda Moreno, Cuban Heritage Collection Archivist; and Martin Tsang, Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian and Curator of Latin American Collections
  • Latin American Modernism: This guide includes numerous resources relevant to Latin American art history—specifically Modernism—and contains resources online and available through UML. Created by Gilda Santana, Head of Architecture Research Center and Art & Art History Librarian
  • INS 566 U.S.–Latin American Relations: This course-specific guide presents resources for studying the history and politics of U.S.–Latin American relations. It also includes links to helpful databases and research tools.
  • Cuban Genealogy Research: This guide provides links to helpful resources for those exploring their family history and genealogy, specific to those with Cuban roots and heritage. It also includes links to additional genealogy resources. Created by Amanda Moreno, Cuban Heritage Collection Archivist; and Martin Tsang, Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian and Curator of Latin American Collections