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National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Provides resources, links, and information

What is this page for?

This page provides research resources

Search terms

  • When doing research on a topic, the more specific the terms entered into a search box, the fewer results you will get. 
  • Good practice means that you may have to experiment with your terms and use the results you find to help you hone in on the best ones for your needs.
  • Combine 2 terms with the word AND to refine a search
  • Use OR between to words to search for 2 related options 

Here is an example of some search terms linked to the library catalog:


Latino (a,e,x)

Mexican American

Colombian American

Central American



Farm workers

Agricultural laborers

Migrant worker OR migrant labor

Hispanic AND Identity

Latinx AND 2022

Mexico AND indigenous

OneSearch Tutorial (16 min.)

Databases for research

  1. What are databases for? Use the research databases to locate in-depth research articles in newspapers, magazines, and scholary journals or academic sources. Search with specific search terms
  2. How do I start? To do a search, select a database (if off campus, login with your SVC username and password) and enter your terms
  3. LINKS:

Streaming Film/Media

Try searching our streaming film/media databases, these can also count as research sources (check with your instructor first)

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