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Banned Books Week 2021!

LACC has a lot of books that have been banned, censured, or otherwise challenged, in Latin America as much as in the US.

El fútbol / O futebol / Le football

With international soccer competitions reaching their final stages this week, LACC would like to share a display with some of its material that relate to the world’s most popular sport. Our display is currently placed in the front of our reference desk, located in the 3rd floor of the Smathers…

The Jewish Diaspora Collection

The Jewish Diaspora Collection (JDoC) is a collaborative and cooperative digital library designed to preserve and provide wide access to Jewish heritage materials from Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Modeled on the Digital Library of the Caribbean, JDoC provides a host site and portal for digitized versions…

The Album de Viaje of Eusebio Guiteras (1842-1845)

  Image Gallery Nineteen-year-old Eusebio Guiteras left Matanzas, Cuba, in 1842 for a three-year tour visiting the US, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, and the Ottoman Empire, including Istanbul, the Egyptian pyramids, & Jerusalem. His travel journals are a unique source of observations and the connections that a young Cuban aristocrat…

Virtual Tour of UF Libraries

UF Admissions recently created a virtual tour of the UF Libraries for potential students and anyone else who wants to see our spaces and the people who work there! Watch the embedded video above for more information.

The Haitian American Dream Timeline

The Haitian American Dream Timeline is now live! Created by Alexandra Cenatus, Ivanna Moreno, and Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt, the Timeline examines the events and the forgotten stories of Haitian immigrants in the United States. In so doing, it explains the reasons behind the…

Altar del Día de Muertos in LACC

Come visit the beautiful Altar de Día de Muertos that Mexicans in Gainesville has created in LACC dedicated to all victims of COVID-19. Only UF affiliates can enter Smathers Library currently so bring your Gator 1 Card and face covering if you visit us. Mexicans in Gainesville wrote the…