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How to Use this Guide

Welcome to the Simmons Library guide to resources for SPAN 336. This guide was designed to help you with research for this class, including finding documentaries on Latin American women writers. Use the tabs at the top of the page or links in the table of contents for help formulating keyword search strategies and finding articles, books and more on women and art.

If you don't find what you are looking for or need help navigating this guide, don't hesitate to contact the author of this guide or Ask a Librarian.

Good luck with your research!

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Getting To Know Your Topic

Reference sources--like dictionaries and subject encyclopedias--provide overviews of topics and descriptions of concepts and ideas. They can also provide definitions, statistics and other details. You can use this type of source to help narrow your research topic, find data to support your thesis and identify keywords and main ideas to use as search terms.

Recommended Web Resources

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can find information about Latin American literature as well as online primary texts (stories, poems and novels) and recordings of literature being read aloud. Hover your mouse over the links to find out what they contain. Have fun exploring!

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