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HIST 407: Latin America during the Cold War

This guide brings together resources that will be helpful for your research project on the Cold War in Latin America

Finding Books, eBooks, DVDs, etc.

LibrarySearch, our primary catalog searches our holdings as well as those of our Summit partner academic libraries here in the Pacific Northwest. When you search "UO+Summit" you will see items matching your search held in the UO Libraries, then items held in Summit libraries.

UO Libraries:


  • If we do not own a copy; if our copy is checked out or on Reserve
  • 6 week loan, no renewals; no fee to use this service; arrives in about 5 days

Secondary Sources

These databases provide access to excellent secondary sources, especially from academic journals, relevant to this class. For the best, most comprehensive results search multiple databases since they all cover different journals.

Primary Sources

These databases, websites, and specialized catalogs of primary source materials will help you to track down the materials you need for your projects, often in digital full text.

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How to get books not in the Summit catalog

Before submitting an InterLibrary Loan request, an account must be made. This can be found on the UO Libraries website by clicking the "InterLibrary Loan" link and following the login prompts, or first time users can click here.

Once an account is made, books may be searched for and requested through LibrarySearch.

Please allow about 2 weeks for delivery. An e-mail will be sent when print materials are ready for pick-up.

Most journal articles arrive in 3-4 days and will be sent electronically.

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