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Hunter Library
Research Guides
Western Carolina University

Latinx Studies

Resources to support classes in the Latinx minor.

Finding Background Info: Online Research Starting Places

Starting with broad database sources works well to give the researcher general knowledge which will help one move forward with selecting helpful keywords and connecting ideas. Search here for specific people, places, things or ideas associated with your topic. 

Finding Background Info: Encyclopedias, Reference Works, and Overviews

Reference books like encyclopedias, lexicons, or handbooks can also provide excellent starting places when you begin learning about a topic. This listing is not comprehensive; you may also search the library's catalog to find more.