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Latin American and Caribbean Research Workshop

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
research strategies
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
Date
Oct 16, 2018   9:30 - 10:30 am  
Speaker
Antonio Sotomayor
Cost
free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Savvy Researcher Workshops - University Library

This workshop will introduce the different resources to study and research Latin America and the Caribbean (LA&C) at the University Library and beyond. After a brief introduction to the collection and services, we will review all the major databases that support LA&C research, including utilizing the different library catalogs, general and area specific databases to find secondary literature, contemporary and historical primary sources, and more. We will discuss other major open access databases and discuss the state of academic publishing in the area. The remaining time will be devoted to hands on research.

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