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Sustainable Development: Latin America

Research tools for locating information about sustainable development in Latin America.

Find Books at the Latin American Library

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Search our collections by typing keywords directly into this search box below, or try an Advanced Search in our library catalog.  New to the library?  Here are some Search Tips.

Books are assigned Subject Headings (controlled vocabulary keywords) when cataloged.   Click on different Subject Heading searches below to try it out.  Try switching up the country and region specific words below to match up these suggested searches with your own interests.         

Sustainable development -- Central America
Economic development -- Latin America
Environmental Policy -- Latin America 
Environmental Protection -- Caribbean Area 
Health Policy -- Latin America
Human Rights -- Guatemala 
Women in development -- Brazil 

Books are purposefully placed next to their like-minded neighbors.  Found a book of interest?  Look at the books around it!  Below you can browse subject specific call number ranges:

Economic History and Conditions.............HC121-239.5
Land Use (agrarian reform).......................HD320.5-580

Water Resources
Agricultural Economics..........................HD1790.5-1915           

These are just some examples of call numbers of interest. Find more Latin American Call Number Ranges on the LAL Website.

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