The Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room is open for in-person research Monday – Friday by advance booking and seat reservation. Please see below for instructions on how to make an appointment.
For University of Miami students, faculty, and staff with a Cane ID: 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 (to create an Aeon account, click here https://aeon.library.miami.edu/aeon/FirstTime.html). Once the appointment has been booked and materials requested via Aeon, kindly email email@example.com to confirm that we have received and approved your request and if you have any questions about your visit.
For external patrons, researchers, and visiting scholars without a University of Miami Cane ID: email firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred appointment date and time at least seven days prior to your visit. Please request the CHC materials to be consulted via our AEON system (to create an Aeon account, click here https://aeon.library.miami.edu/aeon/FirstTime.html). We will confirm that we have received your request and provide further instructions on your visit.
The following resources can be consulted for help with research:
Our digital collections can be accessed here: https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/digitalcollections.html
CHC archives finding aids can be searched here: https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/archivalmaterials.html
Some Library research guides are available here: https://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/collection.php?d=CHC
Information on CHC virtual programming and events can be found here: https://www.library.miami.edu/chc/index.html
The University of Miami Libraries catalog contains many e-books and journals accessible to those with a UM Cane ID, here: https://www.library.miami.edu/
More general remote services offered by UM Libraries as a whole can be found here:
To request help with research, instruction sessions, or if you have any other inquiries for the Cuban Heritage Collection faculty and staff, please email us at email@example.com