Latin American, Iberian, and Caribbean Studies
Article Databases - Most Useful
- Fuente Academica
Fuente Academica provides PDF full text for 260
scholarly publications covering areas of academic study. Content is
provided in Spanish from respected publishers worldwide.
- Handbook of Latin American Studies
Contains records describing books, book chapters,
articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin
American studies and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of
Congress. Coverage includes relevant books as well as over 1,350
social science and 550 humanities journals and volumes of conference
proceedings published worldwide.
- HAPI (Hispanic American Periodical Index)
Source for authoritative, worldwide information
about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the
United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States
- LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center)
A selective guide to Latin American internet
resources organized by subject and country. Provides access to a wide
variety of full-text resources.
Article Databases - Also Useful
CLASE indexes documents published in Latin
American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities.
PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.
Together they offer access to more than 300,000 bibliographic
citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals
published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.
They contain information from articles, essays, book reviews,
monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and
brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of
Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that
focus on Pan-American issues. Coverage for Clase is 1975 to present.
Coverage for Periodica is 1978to present.
- Global Legal Information Network
The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a
public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial
decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by
governmental agencies and international organizations.
A database of the back issues of core journals in
the humanities, social sciences and sciences. The gap between the
most recently published issue of any journal and the date of the most
recent issue available in JSTOR is from 2 to 5 years.
- Latin American Open Archives Portal
The goal of this project is to improve access to
social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America by research
institutes, non-governmental organizations, and peripheral agencies.
It encompasses working documents, pre-prints, research papers,
statistical documents, and other difficult-to-access materials that
are not controlled by commercial publishers. Using the OAI harvesting
protocol, the portal service will make these valuable research
resources accessible in digital repositories.
- Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC)
Tables of contents of 500 Latin American journals free to all users.
- Political Database of the Americas
A project of the Center for Latin American
Studies at Georgetown University in collaboration with the
Organization of American States.
- PRISMA ( Available until 5/31/09 )
PRISMA Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y
HumanÃsticas is a comprehensive reference resource providing
full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for
the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America
and the Caribbean Basin. PRISMA offers key titles indexed in the
Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI).
- Project MUSE
Provides access to the full-text of more
than 200 scholarly journals published by the Johns Hopkins University
Press. Subjects include art, anthropology, classics, culture and
society, demographics, economics, folklore, history, language,
literature, mathematics, medicine and health, philosophy, politics,
religion, science, sociology, etc. Coverage varies according to title
(1993-) Also called Project Muse. http://muse.uq.edu.au/journals Mirror server if
link above is not working.
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos
completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de
actualidad y otras materias.
This database provides access to the full-text of
articles from 50 journals in Spanish covering a wide range of topics,
including business, health, politics, and popular culture. It may only
be searched in Spanish.
- LANIC Academic Journals
Links to academic journals by country. There is also a link to regional journals.
- LANIC News
This page has links to newspapers in Latin America and around the world.
- SUR, 1931-1992
One of the most important and influential
literary magazines published in Latin America in the twentieth
century. This edition includes images of the complete magazine,
including covers, photographs and advertisements (50,000 pages).
- CARICOM (Caribbean Community)
Provides access to statistics and publications on
member countries and reports on CARICOM meetings and projects. The
site contains very valuable information, especially regarding
community and economic development and production, for individual
countries and the Caribbean region as a whole.
- Biblioteca Digital Hispánica
- Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
The National Library of Portugal offers you
acces to collections on Portugal's heritage and practical information
and an overview of its history and dissemination of its culture.
- Biblioteca Nacional de España
The Biblioteca Nacional de España (National
Library of Spain) is the center responsible for the identification,
preservation, conservation and promotion of documentary heritage
- The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
Provides online access to textual and visual
information on a wealth of subjects, including politics, economics,
science, arts, and sports. Much of this information is historical.
- General Inventory of Manuscripts at the National Library of Spain
Inventory of manuscripts held at the Biblioteca
Nacional de España/National Library of Spain. This is the original
catalogue published 1953-1995 and includes manuscripts numbered 1 through 9500. Manuscripts starting from Ms/ 9501 are being catalogued online.
- Internet Resources on Latin American
Lists resources and points to selected sites compiled at New Mexico State University.
- Latin American Government Documents Archive (LAGDA)
LAGDA preserves and facilitates access to
ministerial and presidential documents from 18 Latin American and
- Latin American Newspaper Database (University of New Mexico)
Provides an online portal to search news from
various regions of Latin America via: SourceMex (Mexico), NotiCen
(formerly EcoCentral) (Central America), NotiSur (South America), and
The Spanish Archives Portal is a project of the
Ministry of Culture for the dissemination on the Internet of Spanish
Documentary Heritage preserved in its network. The portal offers free
access not only to the researcher, but also to any citizen interested in
access to documents with digitized images of the Spanish Archives.
- Resources for Teaching About the Americas (RETAnet)
RetaNet is an outreach project of the Latin
America Data Base (LADB), a part of the Latin American Institute at
the University of New Mexico. RetaNet works with secondary teachers,
educational specialists, and scholars to make accessible resources and
curriculum materials about Latin America, the Spanish Caribbean, and
the U.S. Southwest.
- Valencian Digital Library
Provides digital access to publications held at
the municipal library of Valencia, Spain. Works can be found through
browsable lists identified through different subject links, or through
a keyword search for the entire collection. Includes the complete
works of Gregorio Mayans, an Enlightenment-era scholar who lived from
1699 to 1781.
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