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Fall 2022 Library Service Updates

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Welcome

Welcome to the National Hispanic Heritage Month Research Guide!

From September 15 to October 15th, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time " to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. The observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988. The theme for 2022 is "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation!" (Source: National Archives)

The OCC Libraries welcome you to explore this guide's resources honoring the cultures, histories, and achievements made by Hispanic Americans!

Hispanic Heritage Month graphic

Hispanic Heritage Month by The COM Library is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


Related Research Guide: Diversity, Equity, Justice, and Inclusion
Guide Editors: Nadja Springer-Ali and Allison McFadden-Keesling

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