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Chicano/Latino Studies: Home

An overview of researching Chicano/Latino Studies at PSU Library and beyond.

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Cesar Chavez Mural, Chicano Park, San Diego, California. Photo by Jay GalvinChicano/Latino Studies The academic field of Chicano/Latino Studies owes its origin to the 1960s Chicano/Mexican American civil rights movement, the Puerto Rican civil rights movement, and their efforts to open universities to Latino students, and to promote university-community links that improve the status of Latino populations.

Chicano/Latino Studies is interdisciplinary, one can discover articles and books in the areas of psychology, education, literature, history and more.

Use the tabs above to navigate through the following pages of the guide:

  • Encyclopedias & Reference Sources- Get background information on your topic from encyclopedias and other reference resources recommended on this page
  • Finding Articles - search for articles online and in print. Recommends the best resources for finding articles.
  • Books & Films - find books (print and online) and films (online and DVDs). Also learn how the library can get you books we don't have in our collection.
  • Citing Your Sources - Resources on how to format your citations and how to create reference lists for papers.
Photo by Jay Galvin. Cesar Chavez Mural, Chicano Park, San Diego. California.

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