South American Collection includes materials with a geographic focus on South America. This selection of digitized materials serves to illustrate deep intellectual coverage of South America in the University of Florida Libraries. For decades the Libraries have acquired books, journals, newspapers, maps and other materials in print and computer based formats covering all countries and cultures of the region. These holdings are primarily housed in the University's Latin American Collection, but also include important resources in the other units of the UF Libraries, such as the Science Library, Map & Imagery Library, the Art Library, and the Legal Information Center.
Patrons principally interested in locating physical materials should consult the UF library catalog, which contains many more South American items that those digitized here.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Latin American and Caribbean Collection for further information about resources available at UF for the study of South America. Researchers can study a wide range of diverse topics including Southern Cone literature and politics, Andean indigenous societies, Brazil’s creative expressions, and South America’s vast natural resources. Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guianas are also very well represented.
Some materials found here are also included in the Digital Library of the Caribbean.