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Library Resources: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month


During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America are celebrated.

Caribbean Search

Provides English-language information about the countries and people of the Caribbean region.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

Indexes 400 international social science and humanities journals.

Latino American Experience

A cross-searchable collection of Latino American history and culture.

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News and Events

Banned Books Week 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

September 21st-27th, 2014 is Banned Books Week! This is a week to celebrate the freedom to read, and the right to express ideas freely. There are many books that have been banned, or challenged in schools across the nation for their unpopular notions. Come check out some of those titles on the 3rd floor of the McDonald Library. For more information on Banned Books Week, click here.

Interlibrary Loan Email Alert

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Some universities have reported that their Interlibrary Loan users are receiving emails asking them to provide their username and password information. We would never ask for this information from you. If you receive an email asking for your log-in information, please do not respond. If you have any questions please contact us at Research Help 745-4808.

Library Selfie Contest

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Visit the Library or Conaton Learning Commons and take a selfie (in your favorite study spot, or with your favorite book, movie or magazine). Post your photo to Twitter @XUConnectCenter or "Xavier University Library" on Facebook with #xulibraryselfie. One random selfie poster will win $50 X-cash! Contest ends August 31st.