This course guide will help ETHN 116 students find audiovisual, print and online sources for research assignments regarding Mexican Americans/Chicanos and Latinos.

Selected Print Titles

The following titles are located in the Reference Area on the first floor. Use them inside the library only. 

Print Sources

Locate Print Sources 
Learn how to access various types of print sources in the library. 

  • Reference Books (available in library only) 
  • Periodicals (some available for check-out)
  • Circulating books (available for checkout)


A few suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings 
CORTES, HERNAN 1485-1587
MEXICAN WAR, 1846-1848 

Access Circulating & Reference Books

For additional print sources located on the 2nd Floor or in Ready Reference,
click inside the empty box below to search the catalog
Do a KEYWORD search using your topic (broad search) but limit to Hayden Memorial Library.
Mexican American*
Add an asterisk * to expand the search to include Americans (plural)
Hispanic American*

OR try using the Advanced Search and selecting the SUBJECT field (Drop down menu, where it says "Any field")

Do a TITLE search by selecting the TITLE field to find titles that begin or contain certain words. Example: Chican*


NOTE: LOCATION(S), CALL # and STATUS before retrieving the book.

Location, Location, Location

There are five main locations you will see listed as you search OneSearch.  

2nd Floor Book Stacks Use call number to locate on the 2nd Floor. Ask staff if you need assistance. Make sure it's available.

2nd Floor Media - Provide call number and Citrus ID card to Media Desk staff to check out these items.

Internet - Learn more about these by clicking the eBooks tab at the top of the page.

Periodicals - Locate titles by call number in the Periodicals area West of the Reserves desk. Some issues are available for check-out.

Research Help - Provide call number and Citrus ID card to Reference Desk staff to check out these items for in-library use.

Reference - Use call number to locate in the Reference area West of the Reserves desk. Ask staff if you need assistance.

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