Best Bet Databases in
Latin American Studies
- HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)
Summarizes articles about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. International scope. Content mainly in Spanish with some English. 1970-current.
- Digital National Security Archive – Latin American Collections (ProQuest)
This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S.foreign and military policy since 1945. The Library has access to the Latin American collection set.
Also Known As
- Handbook of Latin American Studies (1990-present)
Contains bibliographic records from volumes 50-64 of the Handbook of Latin American Studies. The database includes citations for books, journal articles, conference papers, and websites.
- Latin American Newsstand
Full-text of over 40 Latin-American newspapers and newswires covering international and Latin-American regional topics.
- Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 (EBSCOhost)
U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture: including approximately 60,000 historical articles and texts of over 1,100 historical books on Hispanic literature and culture. Content is 80% Spanish and 20% English but searchable in both languages.
Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology.
Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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