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  • Friday: 9am - 5pm
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Dr. Antonio Sotomayor


Our Latin American & Caribbean Studies Librarian is Professor Antonio Sotomayor, Ph.D., who joined the University Library in the Fall of 2013. To read Dr. Sotomayor's full bio and CV, click here.

Office: 337A Main Library | 1408 West Gregory Drive | Urbana, IL 61801

Antonio's office is on the far left as you step into Room 325, which is at the very south end of the main (Wright Street) hallway on the third floor of the library, right across from the entrance to the International & Area Studies Library (Room 321).

Email: asotomay@illinois.edu

Phone: 217 - 300 - 4812

Homepage: http://asotomay.wix.com/sotomayorphd

Office Hours: Fall 2014 Th 3:30-4:30 Room 200, International Studies Building, and by appointment.

Location & Directions

The Latin American & Caribbean Studies collection itself is scattered across the web and across several different physical library locations, though the majority of items are housed in the main stacks of the University Library and the Oak Street storage facility. Always be sure to double-check an item's catalog record to verify where it is located. For more on locating specific collection materials, click here.

There is a selection of Latin American and Caribbean reference materials and periodicals in the stacks of the International & Area Studies Library, which may be viewed during normal hours of operation.

The International & Area Studies Library is located in Room 321 of the Main Library, which is on the south end of the third floor, most easily accessible through the south stairs or the north elevator or stairs. During the academic year the library is open:

  • Monday - Thursday, 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Summer hours are Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Click here for directions to our library.