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Latin American Studies Research Guide: Library Services

Welcome to the Subject Guide for Latin American Studies. This guide will help you get started in your research.

Services at the Mansfield Library

Services at the Mansfield Library: The Mansfield Library provides an array of information resources, services, and spaces in support of the teaching, learning, and research programs of the University of Montana. These include in-depth research and reference assistance, an extensive instruction program integrated into the university curriculum, full-service computing and media production facilities, and collections that span print and electronic books, journals, media items, databases, government documents and unique materials in Archives and Special Collections.

 

  • Research Assistance: In-person, email, web chat, phone or by appointment
  • Checkout: Books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl and music scores. Yoga mats, video games and board games
  • Tech Lending: GoPros, calculators, laptops and adapters
  • Tech Support: Computer, email and NetID questions
  • Interlibrary Loan: Obtain materials from other libraries
  • Paw Print: Convenient print, copy and scan location. Accommodates artwork, 3D printing, production and creation spaces, and large format printing

Study Spaces

  • Quiet Study Area
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Individual Study Carrels
  • Poetry Corner
  • Student Veteran Study Area 
  • Accessible Technology Room
  • East Faculty Office Area
  • Additional study spaces on all five levels 

Click here to reserve a study room online.

Click here to request a study carrel for a semester.

Research Support

  • OneSearch discovery search engine for all physical library materials as well as resources at the University of Montana libraries, including academic journals, books, ebooks, DVDs, CDs, newspaper and more
  • Research Guides for subject-specific assistance with links to research resources, as well as research tips and tricks 
  • Information Literacy and instructional programs
  • Online instructional tutorials
  • ScholarWorks institutional repository that centralizes, preserves and provides access to the research, creative scholarship and unique resources produced and curated by the University of Montana faculty, students and staff
  • Citation assistance/management tools
  • Copyright consultations
  • Data Management services

Production and Creation Spaces and Equipment: