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Chicano/Latino Studies: Home

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

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Chicano/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.

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  • 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.

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