The Library of Congress Online Catalog is a great place to begin your research since it provides bibliographic descriptions for the vast majority of collection items available at the Library.
All searches can be narrowed down by adding filters to your search using the "Add Limits" button. Limit searches with the following options:
Searching by Subject
To locate works on United States citizens of Latin American descent, start by browsing for Subjects beginning with Hispanic Americans. A list of linked subjects provide a quick way to access all records related by topic. A few examples include:
The Library of Congress has been digitizing materials from its unique collections since the mid-1990s. The Library's websites pages include a search box as part of the header on the page in the top right-hand corner—use this box to search our digital collections.
It is also possible to browse a page showing all digital collections (by collection name):
While Latinx, US Latinas, Latinos, and Hispanos are used interchangeably, the Library of Congress uses the term "Hispanic Americans" as an authorized subject to describe many Latinx resources.
If you are searching for Latinx resources, search "Hispanic Americans" instead of "Latinx" or "US Latina/o" in any of the Library's search portals to get better results. You may also include a combined search of "Hispanic Americans" OR "Latinos" to include cases where the term Latino was used. See link examples below: