Research Guides


Research Guides point you to materials and resources appropriate for particular disciplines, courses, and special topics. These guides are curated by UM librarians and experts-in-training, including Library Research Scholars and Peer Research Consultants. In a world of abundant information resources, librarians create research guides to save you time and energy. If you would like to request a guide for a course or topic, please contact your librarian.

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  • Advertising
    This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in advertising available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: advertising
  • African History and Studies
    This guide presents materials on African history along with specialized sources on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the history of South Africa.

    Keywords: history, African history, slavery, south Africa
  • Africana Studies
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Africana Studies.

  • Anthropology
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Anthropology.

  • Arabic and Arabic Studies
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Arabic and Arabic studies.

  • Architecture
    This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in Architecture through UM Libraries and open access web sites.

  • Art & Art History
    Selected print and electronic resources in Art and Art History available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: 4059
  • Atmospheric Sciences (ATM)
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources for research in the area of Atmospheric Sciences.

  • Biology
    This guide presents selected resources in the life sciences available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access websites.

    Keywords: biology, life sciences, science
  • Chemistry
    This guide will help you find information resources in Chemistry.

  • Classics
    Selected print and electronic resources in Classics available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

  • Communication
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Communication

  • Company
    Keywords: company, business
  • Computer Science
    This guide will help you find information resources in Computer Science.

  • Cuban Heritage Collection
    An introduction to doing research at the Cuban Heritage Collection, including information about our services and accessing our materials.

  • Cuban Heritage Collection Theater
    A guide to the theater collections at the Cuban Heritage Collection. Includes links to archival and print materials related to our theater holdings.

  • Data Services
  • Digital Scholarship
    Keywords: digital humanities, digital scholarship, computational analysis, digital pedagogy
  • Economics
    Keywords: economics, business
  • Ecosystem Science & Policy
    This guide presents selected resources in ecosystem science and policy available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access websites.

    Keywords: ecology, ecosystem science, ecosystems, environmental studies, science, science policy
  • Education
    This guide presents select print & electronic resources in education available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: education, teaching, teachers, fcat, curriculum, instruction, ftce, educators, statistics, higher_education
  • Engineering
    This guide will help you find information resources in Engineering.

  • English Literature
    This guide presents selected resources in English Literature available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access websites

  • English Literature: Graduate Studies
    A subject guide designed for English Literature Graduate Scholarship.

  • Entrepreneurship
    Keywords: entrepreneurship,business
  • European Union
    Keywords: europe, european_union, statistics
  • Federal Government Information (U.S.)
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
    This guide presents selected electronic resources in Women's and Gender Studies which are available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access websites

  • Geography & Regional Studies
    Resource guide for geography

  • German Studies
  • GIS Resources at UM Libraries
    Details the GIS Service at the University of Miami Libraries and provides links to relevant resources.

    Keywords: gis
  • Global Business Programs
    This guide supports the teaching curriculum of the School of Business Administration's Global Business Program.

  • Global Public Health
    Keywords: health, latin_america, global, public_health
  • Health Sector Management & Policy (HSMP)
    Keywords: business, health, health sector, management
  • History
    This guide provides general information on history sources available to both graduate and undergraduate UM students. It provides access to databases, newspapers, visual resources, maps, as well as primary versus secondary historical sources.

    Keywords: history, general, main, primary and secondary sources
  • History of Europe
    This guide presents sources on European history along with specialized topical guides on British history and European historiography.

  • History of the Middle East
    This guide provides primary and secondary sources on the Middle East and includes materials on Iran, Israel and Turkey.

    Keywords: history, middle east, political, social, cultural
  • History of the United States
    This guide presents material on the United States along with specialized topic guides on African-American history and the American Civil War and Antebellum period.

    Keywords: history, American history, Civil War, African-American
  • Industry Research
    Keywords: industry,business
  • Interactive Media
    Interactive Media Research Guide

    Keywords: interactive media
  • International Studies
    A guide to International Studies resources.

  • Islamic History and Studies
    This guide provides access to databases, newspapers, visual resources, maps, as well as primary and secondary source on Islam.

    Keywords: history, area studies, Islam, databases
  • Italian Studies
  • Judaic Studies
    A guide to selected print and electronic resources on Jewish topics available through the University of Miami Libraries.

  • Kinesiology
    This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in exercise & sports sciences available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: exercise, sports, sports_management, athletic_training, athletes, kinesiology, kinetics
  • Latin American & Caribbean Studies
    A guide to Latin American and Caribbean Studies resources.

  • Latin American and Caribbean History
    This guide provides an extensive collection of primary documents and reference materials on Latin America and Caribbean history.

    Keywords: Latin American, Caribbean, databases, historical newspapers, CHC
  • Latin American Music
    This guide provides a list of resources relating to the study of Latin American Music at the University of Miami; it was updated to reflect sources described in Prof. Whitmore's MCY 313 class "Latin American Music."

    Keywords: cuba, cuban music, latin america, latin_america, music
  • Locating Business Case Studies
    This subject guides instructs faculty on how to locate business case studies.

  • Marine Biology and Ecology (MBE)
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources for research in the area of Marine Biology and Ecology.

  • Marine Ecosystems & Society (MES)
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources for research in the area of Marine Ecosystems and Society.

  • Marine Geosciences (MGS)
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources for research in the area of Marine Geosciences

  • Mathematics
    This guide will help you find information resources in Mathematics.

  • Media Management
    This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in media management available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: media management
  • Modern Languages & Literatures
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Modern Languages & Literature.

  • Music
    A guide to music resources at the Weeks Music Library and beyond

  • Music Therapy
  • Neuroscience Research Guide
    Neuroscience Research Guide for the University of Miami

    Keywords: neuroscience
  • Nursing & Health Studies
    This guide presents selected resources in nursing and health studies available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access websites.

    Keywords: health sciences, health studies, nurses, nursing
  • Ocean Sciences (OCE)
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources for research in the area of Ocean Sciences.

  • Philosophy
    Research sources for Philosophy

    Keywords: 83052
  • Physics
    This guide will help you find information resources in Physics and Astronomy.

  • Political Science
    Keywords: europe, latin_america, middle_east, africa, united, nations, uno, european_union, florida, comparative_politics, asia, east_asia, south_asia, southeast_asia
  • Portuguese and Portuguese Studies
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Portuguese and Portuguese Studies.

  • Psychology
    This guide presents select print & electronic resources in psychology available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

    Keywords: psychology, tests, measures, psycinfo
  • Public Health
    Keywords: health, health sciences, public health
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
    Selected print and electronic resources in Religion available through the University of Miami Libraries and open access web sites.

  • Sociology
    A guide to help you find appropriate resources in Sociology and Criminology.

    Keywords: sociology, medical_sociology
  • South Florida History Resources
    This guide mainly focuses on South Florida resources/collections available at UM and also other related information resources from other institutions/governments.

    Keywords: govdocs
  • Spanish and Spanish Studies
    A library subject guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research in Spanish studies.

  • Special Collections
  • Theatre Arts
    This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in Theatre Arts at the University of Miami Richter Library.

    Keywords: theater, theatre
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  • bskokan@miami.edu

    Beatrice Skokan
    Head of Manuscripts & Archives Management, Curator of Caribbean Collections & Subject Liaison for French and Francophone Studies

    Subjects: Latin American & Caribbean Studies and more

  • joymdoan@miami.edu

    Joy Doan
    Head, Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library

    Subject: Music

  • kbenknaan@miami.edu

    Kineret Ben-Knaan
    Research & Assessment Librarian

    Subject: Judaic Studies

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