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The Hispanic Reading Room serves as the primary access point for research relating to those parts of the world encompassing the geographical areas of the Caribbean, Latin America, and Iberia; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S., and peoples of Portuguese or Spanish heritage in Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

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Weekdays: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Closed Weekends and Federal Holidays

Thomas Jefferson Bldg., Room LJ240
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4850- Find us

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Link to Handbook of Latin American StudiesHandbook of Latin American Studies Online, an annotated, searchable online bibliography on Latin America from 1936 to the present.
Databases & Electronic Resources
(Many are only available to users in the reading room)

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  November 13, 2014
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