UF Latin American and Caribbean Collection
Located on the third floor of the historic Smathers Library, LACC is among a small number of academic research library collections in the United States devoted to collecting Latin American and Caribbean materials.
Selected books from LACC for October 2023.
June is LGBT+ Pride Month, and we want to show off some items from our collection, both in print and digital to celebrate!
Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt, the Latin American and Caribbean Special Collections Librarian, and Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, professor of art history…
If you are doing research from OFF campus (home, coffee shop, etc.) then you must login before you can access any of our electronic materials. You have 2 options – the dedicated UF VPN, or the library proxy server.
We have a guide for you on where to start in Latin American and Caribbean studies research. Whether you are doing thesis research, writing a term paper, or pursuing a personal interest, start here!
The UF Libraries provide a number of services to ensure access to library collections and services for individuals with disabilities. Visit our Accessibility resources page or ask at our circulation desk for more information.
This library guide is designed to provide information for various digital collections, digital projects (including digital humanities projects and project management guidance), and digital exhibits that explore concepts related to Latin American and Caribbean studies.
The Haitian American Dream, created by Alexandra Cenatus, Ivanna Moreno, and Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt, examines the events and the forgotten stories of Haitian immigrants in the United States.
Timeline created by Katiana Bagué and Alexis Baldacci to complement the exhibit, The Cuban American Dream, which was on view in the Smathers Library Gallery March 27 – June 2, 2017.
Learn about online sources on Cuban heritage in this webinar by Paula de la Cruz-Fernández. The presentation is available for download in MP4, Powerpoint, and PDF formats.
As of June 28th, our stacks are open to the public, and our circulation desk is fully staffed during our hours of operation.
Check the occupancy of the LACC before visiting.
LACC Reading Room Hours
300 Smathers Library
Fall & Spring Hours:
8am – 7pm Mondays – Thursdays
8am – 5pm Fridays
2pm – 10pm Sundays
If you need detailed research assistance, please contact us in advance so we can best serve you.