Area and Cultural Studies: North American Studies : Books

Area and Cultural Studies: Latin American and North American Studies.Resources available via the Helsinki University Library: articles, journals, e-books, books, databases and other digital collections.

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Southern Studies

E-Books found on the Helka catalog with the search terms "Southern Studies" OR "American South"

Printed Books found on the Helka catalog with the search terms "Southern Studies" OR "American South"

Collections in Print

North American Studies - Pohjois-Amerikan tutkimus (PAM) printed books are located in Kaisa House's floors 2(floor map) and K4 (floor map) (basement access by elevator).

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The American Resource Center (ARC) has closed its services at Kaisa Library in June 2020. ARC donated its books  to HULIB and those still found on the Main Library's 2nd floor will be eventually, either joined with the HULIB's other collections, or will be sent to the National Repository Library, from where they can be ordered to HULIB without any extra cost.



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