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Indigenous Studies (Latin America & Caribbean): General

Searching Strategies

Click on the link below to find helpful search tips and tricks for databases and online catalogs.  These include Boolean operators, truncation, keywords, subjects, fields, phrases and stop words.  Courtesy of MIT.

libguides.mit.edu/content.php?pid=36863&sid=271370

See also this handout on searching strategies and Boolean operations.

Reference Books

Reference Books about Latin America:

F 1204 .B74 - F 3721.1 .Q55 J87 2002, Social Sciences Reference, 1st floor

Reference Books about Indigenous Languages:

PM 3506.25 U24 2001 - PM 7849 .G8 S33x 1999 vol. 2, Humanities Reference, 5th floor

General:

Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America : An Encyclopedia. F 1218.6 .A73 2001, Social Sciences, 1st floor

Handbook of Middle American Indians. F 1434 .H3 vol. 1-16, Social Sciences, 1st floor

Handbook of South American Indians. F 2229 .S75x vol. 1-6, Social Sciences, 1st floor

Historical Dictionary of Ancient South America. F 2229 .G54 2008, Social Sciences, 1st floor

Historical Dictionary of MesoAmerica. F 1434 .P34 2000, Social Sciences, 1st floor

The Indians of Central and South America. F 1434 .O45 1991, Social Sciences, 1st floor

Reference Databases