Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley Library
Some helpful resources:
- UC Berkeley Library Subject Guide for Latin American Studies(link is external)
- Digitized Primary Sources - the Caribbean and Latin American Studies(link is external): Digitized primary sources, both licensed and open-access, in Latin American Studies
- UCB Bancroft Library Latin Americana: Mexico and Central America Collection(link is external)
- UCB Library Latin American Collection Instagram account(link is external)
- UCB Library Blog Latin American Collections Updates(link is external)
Latin American Studies Librarians
Liladhar R. Pendse, Ph.D.
510-768-7610 | Lpendse@library.berkeley.edu
Liladhar Pendse is the UC Berkeley librarian for the Caribbean and Latin American Studies, Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies, and the Head of International Exchanges-Collections. In this role, Dr. Pendse manages the library’s resources about Latin America and its diaspora, and maintains several of the pages listed above to guide users through those resources. He holds a Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies, an M.A. in Latin American Studies, and a MLIS, all from UCLA. Before joining UC Berkeley in 2012, Dr. Pendse worked at several academic libraries, including UCLA and Princeton University.
Dr. Pendse is available for office hours appointments between 9 am and 5 pm Pacific Time. To schedule an appointment, please send him an email at Lpendse@library.berkeley.edu.
José Adrián Barragán-Álvarez, Ph.D.
510.664.7828 | firstname.lastname@example.org
José Adrián Barragán-Álvarez is the curator for Latin Americana at the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley. Dr. Barragán-Álvarez oversees the library’s large collection of items and rare books related to Latin America. He received a Ph.D. in Latin American history from the University of Texas.