Instruction, Tours & Room Use

Biblioteca Congresional, Capitolio Nacional, Habana, Cuba
Biblioteca Congresional, Capitolio Nacional, Habana, Cuba (See original)

The Cuban Heritage Collection welcomes the opportunity to work with faculty from the University of Miami and area colleges and universities to prepare instructional sessions for undergraduate and graduate classes. CHC Faculty can provide an introduction to the Collection and its resources; select and display materials pertinent to class syllabi; and help develop assignments and instruction sessions using materials from the Collection. To explore these possibilities, please contact us at

Fall 2021 Update

Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) materials will be available for use in the CHC Reading Room on Monday – Friday by appointment only until further notice. Please use the following link to book an appointment at least seven days prior to your visit. At the time of booking your appointment please also request the CHC materials to be consulted via our AEON system. Once the appointment has been booked and materials requested, kindly email to confirm that we have received your request and if you have any questions about your visit.

The following resources can be consulted for help with research:

Our digital collections can be accessed here:

CHC archives finding aids can be searched here:

Some Library research guides are available here:

Information on CHC virtual programming and events can be found here:

The University of Miami Libraries catalog contains many e-books and journals accessible to those with a UM Cane ID, here:

More general remote services offered by UM Libraries as a whole can be found here:

To request help with research, virtual instruction sessions, tours, or if you have any other inquiries for the Cuban Heritage Collection faculty and staff, please email us at

You can also follow the CHC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter which are routinely updated.