The Oxford Bibliographies are an excellent guide to important surveys, grammars, dictionaries, and critical editions of indigenous texts, as well as secondary literature. Try searching by LINGUISTIC TOPIC (e.g. classifiers) or LANGUAGE FAMILY (e.g. Mayan languages). The following bibliographies may be of particular interest:
To find books on your subject in the Library Catalog, use the BROWSE index and select "SUBJECT" from the drop-down menu.
Some sample searches:
Try searching by individual languages or language families, e.g.:
(Note subheadings for "Dictionaries," "Grammar" and "Bibliography")
The University of Chicago Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System to catalog its materials. Sub-class PM is used to organize "Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages." You can browse a subset of this class to find books on indigenous Latin American languages.
PM3001-4566 Languages of Mexico and Central America
PM5001-7356 Languages of South America and the West Indies