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Mexican American Studies: Book and Journal Resources

Journals and Magazines

Journals and magazines are available in the library in print.  Current issues are on the Current Periodicals shelf and back issues are shelved by call number. Journal articles are also available through the electronic databases. For example:

Chicano/Latino Law Review

(available through Academic Search Complete database)

How to check out library materials


Student ID Card

The Alamo College District ID card is your ticket to many activities. Use your ID card to check out books and  materials from the college library, use recreational facilities and gain access to a gymnasium complex. You may also get a bus card or discount fares. Your first ID card is free. If your card is lost, stolen or damaged, a subsequent ID card will be provided for a replacement fee of #10.00.

Available in Student Center Room 101   210-486-3125

Palomino Search

When searching in Palomino Search,try the following subject  terms:

Mexican American                              Mexican Americans Politcs and Government

Mexican Americans Hiistory                Mexican Americans Social Conditions

Mexican American Arts                       Mexican American Literature

Mexican American Poetry                    Mexican American Border

Chicano                                               Chicano Movement


Find books at other libraries

Finding Books at Other Libraries

This link allows you to search other library catalogs.

Hernandez v Texas Library Resources

Some Mexican American Studies books in the PAC Library