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CHLS 470 I Latinas/Latinos: Health Status and Health Care Access

Research guide for CHLS 470 I Latinas/os: Health Status and Health Care Access

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Research Tips

TIP: Each database uses different terminology to describe Latino/a communities.  You may need to use various descriptors to find the information you seek, for example:

  • Chicano/a
  • Chican@
  • Chicanx
  • Mexican American
  • Mexican nationals
  • Latino/a
  • Latinx
  • Puerto Ricans
  • New Yorkicans
  • Afro-Latino
  • Salvadoran American

TIP:  Immigration issues are core to the study of Latino communities.  You may need to use various descriptors to find the information you seek, for example:

  • Undocumented
  • Illegal
  • Out-of-Status

TIP:   For short research projects look for and use the built-in citation generators in Ebsco and PorQuest databases.