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SPAN 3441: Latin American Culture & Civilization: Reference

Latin American Culture and Civilization

Hint for your Assignment

Why use reference books like encyclopedias? They help you choose a topic for a paper, they help with search terms/synonyms for your library research, and they provide you with definitions for technical terms or Spanish words may not recognize.

On this page, you will find:

  • Links to reference books owned by Joyner Library
  • Links to databases with online reference materials

Using Reference Sources

Where? Reference books are located on the 1st floor of Joyner Library.

What? You will need a call number to find the book.

How? Reference books cannot be checked out. You may use them in the library.

Why? This is so that all students in this class and others can use them.

When? The library is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Additional Sources

Click the following links to be taken to Joyner Library's catalog, or hover over the book title to see the call number.

Reference Sources in Joyner

Reference/Dictionary Databases

The following are ECU Libraries' subscription databases for online reference materials, including dictionaries.