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Latino Studies

Core Resources

Wide-ranging resource focusing on the history and culture of Latinos in the United States. Includes ready-reference sources, full-text titles, photographs, primary sources, and links to important web sites.
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.
Note: Print predecessor Writings on American History covering 1904-1954 is in Firestone's General & Humanities Reference (DR) Z1236.L331.
Indexes books and journal articles on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

Important Resources

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1  (Colonial times until 1960.)  
Full-text access to historical materials documenting the Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form.
Biographical profiles of the important and influential persons of Latino heritage who form the international Hispanic community.
Ethnic NewsWatch  (1960+)  
Interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish), full-text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press.
Extensive full-text collection of Spanish-language and bilingual newspapers printed across the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
Full text of prose, poetry, plays, and other materials by Latino writers. Many previously unpublished and rare materials are included.
Bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Related Resources

Citations and many full-text articles from religion and theology journals.
Ebsco Academic Search  (1975+)  
Multi-disciplinary database providing abstract & indexing with select full text for many core scholarly journals as well as popular press periodicals
EconLit  (1886+)  
Indexes international economic literature. Includes major journals, articles in collective volumes (essays, proceedings, etc.), books, full-text book reviews, dissertations, and working papers.
Education Full Text  (Indexing 1929+; Full-text 1996+)  
Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Cover-to cover indexing, abstracts, and full text from hundreds of journals covering such topics as: comparative education, competency-based education, higher education, literacy standards, prayer in public schools, student counseling, teaching methods and evaluation, and dozens more.
GenderWatch  (1970+)  
Wide range of sources including both scholarly and popular articles about women, gender issues, and GLBT.
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.
Humanities Full Text  (1984+)  
Indexes articles in the fields of archaeology and classical studies, film, folklore, gender studies, history, journalism, communications, language, literature, literary and political criticism, performing arts, philosophy, religion, etc.
Compiled by the British Library of Political & Economic Science of the London School of Economics & Political Science. Provides bibliographic information from an international selection of publications in economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology.
Definitive research tool of international scope providing citations, abstracts, and some full text for journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of theater, dance, and the performing arts. Includes selective pre-1982 coverage.
Indexes music journals covering a broad scope of research from performance, theory and composition to music education, jazz and ethnomusicology. Provides selected full text coverage of the most important music journals, and both scholarly and popular publications.
Comprehensive database of legal materials, including cases, statutes, and regulations of the U.S. government and the various state governments; case law from 1789 to present; current and historical statutes and regulations from 1980 forward. Provides full text of many major global, national, and regional newspapers. For comparisons between Lexis-Nexis Academic and Factiva see http://firestone.princeton.edu/econlib/universe.html.
Provides full text of biographies, bibliographies, literary criticism, and other resources on authors of all categories and eras.
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, language, and linguistics.
Music Index Online  (1970+)  
Note: Print volumes covering 1949-1972 are available in Mendel Music Library: Reference (SV) ML 118 M84.
Includes international music periodicals covering classical, popular and world of music. Comprehensively cites articles and news about music, musicians and the music industry as well as book and concert reviews and obituaries.
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.
PopIndex  (1986-2000.)  
Annotated bibliography of global demographic and population literature. Covers books, journal articles, working papers, doctoral dissertations and machine-readable data files. 1937-1985 available in print and partially from JSTOR.
Popline  (1970+)  
Index to worldwide information about migration, contraceptive methods, demography, family planning, maternal and child health, human fertility, population law and policy, sexually transmitted diseases, vital statistics, etc. Covers journal articles, books, government publications, and technical reports.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: Full Text  (1861+; full text 1997+)  
Access to citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Dissertations written from 1997 forward are available full text. The database includes citations to dissertations from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Citations for dissertations and master's theses published from 1980 forward have abstracts.
PsycARTICLES    
Online database containing searchable full-text articles from 48 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations.
PsycINFO  (1800's+)  
Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is the most comprehensive database of psychology. Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health.
Readers' Guide  (1890+; Select Full Text 1992+)  
Indexing and abstracting of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada, plus the full text of selected periodicals.
Abstracts and select full text of select scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers in economics, business, and law.
Coverage of sociology journals, books, and conference proceedings, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
Sociological Abstracts  (1952+)  
Indexing and abstracting of the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines, both theoretical and applied. Covers 2,500 journals, conference papers, dissertations, and book reviews. Includes materials in 30 languages.
Sport Discus  (1800+)  
International sport and fitness literature covering periodical articles, books, conference proceedings, and research papers.

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