LAA 700
Latin American Library Resources
Fall 2006

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is intended to help students develop and refine research skills in Latin American studies. It will provide an overview of the principal research methodologies and resources necessary for the study of Latin American in the social sciences and the humanities. The course covers the development of research techniques and use of resources such as primary documents, statistical sources, archival and manuscript collections, television news, official publications, and bibliographic and other electronic databases (e.g., basic bibliographical resources; electronic resources, websites; networking in the disciplines.)

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