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The best place to begin searching for research resources is through the Emory University library catalog Library Search.  You can use Library Search to locate books, e-books, journals, videos, microfilms, government documents, etc.

Library Search User Guide The user guide provides hints for searching the Emory Libraries Catalog.

Call Numbers

Books on Caribbean Studies topics are found throughout the Emory Libraries' Collections.  Books are arranged by call number according to subject. The largest concentrations of books on Caribbean topics are found in these call number ranges.

F1601 - F2191 - History of the Caribbean

PN849 C3- PN849 C32 - General Literature of the Caribbean

PQ3940-PQ3949.3 - Literature of the Francophone Caribbean (Haiti, Guadalupe & Martinique)

PQ7361-PQ7442 - Literature of the Spanish Caribbean (Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico)

PR9205-PQ9230.9  & PR9260-PR9279.9 - Literature of the Anglophone Caribbean 


Library of Congress Subject Headings

In the library catalog, books, videos and other materials are assigned Library of Congress (LC) subject headings based on their content. Here is a sample list of Caribbean Studies subject headings, some of which pertain equally to books and videos (visual materials).

Blacks -- West Indies

Cuba -- History

Puerto Rican Literature

Revolution (Haiti : 1791-1804)

Walcott, Derek

Women -- Caribbean Area