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Collection Description

The Latin American and Iberian collections of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill support the broad range of research needs of Carolina's faculty and students in these world areas. Our holdings of over 500,000 volumes are primarily held in the Walter Royal Davis Library, the central library for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The strenghth of the collections complement the research interests of the many graduate programs in the humanities and social sciences.  In addition to acquiring materials in Spanish and Portuguese, our collections include volumes in several of the Maya languages, Guaraní, Galician, Catalán and Haitian Creole, among others.

Based on a long-standing cooperative agreement with Duke Univerity, UNC-Chapel Hll collects core materials from all Latin American countries, as well as research-level materials from Argentina, Brazil (humanities and literature), Chile, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.

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Subject searching for books in the Library's catalog is often best done by beginning with a Keyword Search . Start with a Keyword Search and identify one or more relevant books. Then look at the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) given in the Full Records of those titles. You can follow the subject heading links in the catalog to find similar books, or you can use the terms in the subject headings to revise your search strategies.

Keyword Search: Avant-garde

Search by LC Subject Heading: Avant-garde (aesthetics)

Keyword Search: Vanguardism Latin America

Search by LC Subject Heading: Avant-garde (aesthetics) -- Latin America

Keyword Search:  Experimental fiction

Search by LC Subject Heading: Modernism (literature)--Latin America

Search for books by a literary author with an Author search; search for books about a literary author with a Subject search.

Author: Huidobro, Vicente

Subject: Huidobro, Vicente

Other Potentially Useful LC Subject Headings:

Arts, Modern -- 20th century

Literary movements

Arts--Political aspects--20th century


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