Welcome to Newcastle University Library for Latin American Studies
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  • New in 2012Power to all study spaces on levels 3 and 42 new spaces on level 3 and 4 dedicated to silent researchStudy EnvironmentsOver 1950 study places in total Social learning space “Yourspace” on level 125 small study rooms11 larger group study rooms, some bookableTwo new research spaces on levels 3 and 4IT 425 fixed pcs Loanable laptopsLoanable e-book readersWireless networked throughoutExtensive printing, scanning and photocopying services

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  • 1. Welcome to Newcastle University for Latin American Studies
  • 2. Where are the language dictionaries? What’s the best starting place to research Latin American cinema? I’ve heard there are some good blogs about contemporary Latin America. Where? I’ve found some images of the Andes on Google. Can I use them in my assignment? I’m looking for archival material about Ecuador The Library doesn’t have the book I need. What can I do? Can I really use Twitter to help with my research? A group of us want to watch a DVD in the Library I’m going to be abroad. Can I still access books and journals? Where can I find statistics about the Brazilian cinema industry? How can I find contemporary Argentinian newspapers? I need a quick way of locating film reviews How do I include the translator’s details in a bibliographical reference? I’m researching a linguistics topic, but not sure if I’m using the right terminology
  • 3. Resources to help you Books: print and electronic Articles and papers Historic documents Social media Texts and images online
  • 4. Full and mo Explore and discover with LibrarySearch Books, articles and much, much more Full & mobile views
  • 5. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
  • 6. Library Search? Subject guide?
  • 7. …all our e-resources are available on or off campus
  • 8. Our study spaces cater for all….
  • 9. We’re open 24 / 7 in term-time
  • 10. Plan Narrow down Broaden Evaluate Keep ahead Keep on track Explorer Hop on board at the Dissertation Station! libguides.ncl.ac.uk/sacs
  • 11. SCONUL access scheme allows access to many other academic libraries Northumbria, Durham, City Library, Lit and Phil… Inter library loans – for items we don’t have in stock Search other library catalogues online Beyond our library…..
  • 12. Can't find the books you need for your research? All copies out on loan? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book