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Mexican American & Latino/a Studies

Use this guide to help navigate your research in Mexican American and Latino/a Studies.

In this guide

This guide is intended to support students studying topics in Mexican American and Latino/a Studies. In this guide, you will find information and resources that will help you with your papers and assignments, including how to find and use:

  • primary sources
  • materials relevant to Houston area populations

You will also find information that will help you to identify a research topic and cite your sources.

If you have any questions along the way, please contact a Teaching & Learning Librarian

Picking a Topic is Research!

Narrowing your focus and developing a solid research topic requires some preliminary research. Watch the video below to learn more about researching to define your topic.

Video transcript of “Picking a topic is research”

If you want a more guided approach to defining your research topic, you can also work through our online lesson on Research Question Development.

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