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SPAN 405: Bitter Flavors of the Americas: Sugar, Coffee & Bananas

Using Primo

Primo is a library search tool for finding materials in the Collins Library and Summit libraries. You can search for books, selected articles and more in a single search box.

General Primo Search Tips

  • Use the pull-down scoping options to search Collins, Summit and Articles OR Collins and Summit, OR just Collins.
  • Use quotes to search for "exact titles".
  • Use the filters on the right side to quickly narrow your search.
  • Sign in with your Puget Sound username and password to gain access to online resources and request items from other libraries.

Call Numbers to Browse

If you're interested in a broad topic in Latin American Studies, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:

  • F 1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America
    • F 1201-1392 Mexico
    • F 1421-1440  Central America
    • F 2201-3799  South America
  • G 1-922 Geography (General)
    • G 1535-1537 Caribbean area
    • G 1540-1542 Latin America (General)
    • G 1545-1549 Mexico
    • G 1550-(1594) Central America
  • JL 1-3899 Political institutions and public administration
    • JL 599.5-839 West Indies. Caribbean Area
    • JL 1200-1299 Mexico
    • JL 1400-1679 Central America
    • JL 1850-3899 South America
  • PQ 6001-PQ 8929  Literature in Spanish

Locations of print books:

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!

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