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Useful for both educators and students

The University of Texas at Austin hosts one of the longest-running student conferences on Latin America in the country. We suggest you visit their pages to see the conference structure and to get a better idea of what college students are researching.

The University of Indiana at Bloomington recently hosted the César E. Chávez Undergraduate Research Symposium in Latino Studies. We suggest you visit their pages to get a greater sense of what Latino Studies research looks like, and to understand some of the themes being discussed.

Guides on writing research papers:

This link will take you to a page organized specifically for teens to guide them through the research and writing process.  The Purdue University OWL is another resource for research writing across academic levels.

Online Resources for Latino and Latin American Studies:

The University of Texas at Austin also houses the Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), one of the best warehouses of links to resources by country and by subject.

New York City Resources:

NYC houses some of the world’s great archives, from the public library system, to the public and private colleges and universities. The Center for Puerto Rican Studies  at Hunter College has a rich and extensive collection, both digital and physical, celebrating the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. The Dominican Studies Institute, housed at City College, also has a great collection of resources documenting the Dominican experience in the U.S.




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