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LatinX Studies

Guide to Resources for LatinX Studies

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"Hispanic" and "Latino" are frequently used in literature describing native Spanish-speaking populations in the United States. "LatinX" is a fairly recent term you will find some materials under this heading. Here are examples of Library of Congress subject headings that indicate differences in those groups:

  • Hispanic Americans
  • Cuban Americans
  • Dominican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Puerto Ricans

These subject headings generally refer to U.S. citizens descended from particular regions or countries.

Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to indicate more recently arrived Latin American citizens who are living and working in the United States:

  • Mexicans--Texas
  • Colombians--United States
  • Central Americans--Arizona

Here are some other subject headings that may be useful:

  • Mexico--Emigration and immigration
  • Southern States--Emigration and immigration
  • United States--Emigration and immigration
  • Naturalization--country or region
  • Mexican American Border Region
  • Chicano movement
  • Hispanic American Art/Artists