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Latin American & Iberian Studies

Core Resources

Annotated bibliography and index to books, articles and a variety of other materials. Updated monthly.
Note: For pre-1970 indexing, consult the Index to Latin American Periodical Literature, 1929-1960 in (DR) Oversize Z1605 .C64 1962q and the Index to Latin American Periodical Literature, 1966-1970 (DR) Oversize Z1605 .C64 1980q.
Indexing of articles and other documents appearing in more than 500 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
Indexing of journals and conference papers published in Spain in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities, social, life, and physical sciences. A subset of the database, ISOC-America Latina, indexes 20 Spanish journals dedicated to Latin American topics.
Gateway to the full-text contents of hundreds of academic journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. Integrates major open access portals such as Dialnet, E-revistas (UNAM), Redalyc, and SciELO.
Bibliographic database of articles, conference papers, book chapters, dissertations and other documents in the social sciences and the humanities published mostly in Spain and to a lesser extent in Latin America. Much of the content in available in full-text.
Bibliographic database of articles, essays, book reviews, and other documents indexed in approximately 1,500 social science and humanities serials published in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Important Resources

Definitive annotated bibliography on U.S. foreign relations.
Basque Database  (1994+)  
Information about Basque topics. Indexed formats include articles, books, chapters of edited books, dissertations, and other publications. Also includes Basque-related videos and DVDs, musical recordings, maps, and other media.
Full text of fiction, poetry, essays, plays, and other materials by authors from the Caribbean archipelago.
Comprehensive bibliographic index of all topics related to Mexican-Americans. Since 1992, the database has expanded its scope to include the broader experience of the Latin American diaspora, including Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans, and immigrants from other Latin American nationalities.
Aggregates research in international affairs. Publishes a wide range of scholarship, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
Reproduces records relating to South and Central America, plus Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba, from the British Foreign Office in the UK National Archives.
Citations and abstracts to articles in multiple languages in the humanities and social sciences. Online version of Bulletin Signaletique, published by the Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (C.N.R.S.).
Articles and audiovisual contents on all aspects of the history and culture of Spain, including that country's historical presence around the world. In Spanish.
General Spanish language encyclopedia covering all aspects of Latin American culture and history, as well as a wide variety of international topics.
Historical Abstracts  (1954+)  
Indexes books and journal articles on the history of the world (excluding the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Collection of laws, regulations, case law, and secondary source materials for countries in the Americas, primarily in Spanish or Portuguese but with increasing numbers of materials translated into English. Updated daily and arranged in over 25 topical areas related to trade and investment.
Current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts for over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers, and newsletters from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean.
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Databases of public opinion information about political viewpoints across Latin America. Includes America's Barometer.
The Latin American Network Center (LANIC), from the University of Texas at Austin provides web access to information to, from, or on Latin America.
Source of current information on political and economic developments in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes the Latin American Weekly Report, Latin American Economy & Business (monthly), Four regional reports (monthly), Latin American Security & Strategic Review (monthly), Latin American Special Reports, Latin American Monitoring Centre (includes Country Reports and Election Watch service).
Selection of full-text Latin-American newspapers and newswires covering international and Latin-American regional topics.
Contains full text of fiction, poetry, essays, and plays by women writers from Latin America, starting in the colonial period and moving through to the present.
Latinobarometro  (1995-1998, 2000-2010)  
Note: Microdata is available in Stata format.
Summary level public opinion data for Latin America.
LILACS  (1982+)  
Literature related to the health sciences published in Latin America.
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, language, and linguistics.
Statistical series for economic and social indicators covering 20 Latin American countries.
PAIS International  (1915+)  
Note: 1968-1971 of the foreign language component is only available in print. (SSRC) Z7164.A2P8
Citations to articles, books, reports, and select government documents on U.S. and international public policy issue. Generally considered to be a comprehensive index to policy literature.
Bibliographic database of articles, technical reports, case studies and other documents published in approximately 1,500 science and technology periodicals published in Latin America and the Caribbean.
E-publications, citations, and other research information from the Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales.
Searchable database providing full-text access to an expanding collection of Latin American and Iberian journals in the social sciences and the humanities.
Provides access to full-text articles covering selected scientific journals and proceedings collections from Latin America, South Africa and other developing countries.
Provides citations to a variety of materials related to women's studies, gender studies, and feminist theory and criticism.
Online access to World Bank publications. Useful for research in international social and economic development. Also see the World Bank's Open Knowledge Repository which contains open access materials.
Provides full-text access to historical newspapers from Latin America.
Digital edition of over 30 historical collections of primary source documents related to Latin America and the Caribbean. Materials include books, manuscripts, U.S. government records, pamphlets, and ephemera.

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