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Latin American Studies Resources: Books

Vanderbilt University Library Catalog

Vanderbilt University Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to search the holdings of ALL 8 Vanderbilt Libraries.   

You can use it to find:

  • Books
  • DVDs & Videos
  • Periodicals
  • Reserve materials
  • and more...

Search Tips

1. Use AND to combine terms

  • example: chile AND coup

2. Use OR to search related terms

  • example: War OR Warfare

3. Use the asterisk * to truncate a word and return all possible endings

  • example: drug traffic*

(searches for all variants of the words traffic, traffickers, trafficking, etc.)

Where to find books

E-book Collections

Useful Library of Congress Subject Headings