Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies
Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.
Second edition (2008) of this authoritative, specialized encyclopedia. Completely searchable full-text reference source. Also available in print.
Also available in print. "The Encyclopedia draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A-to-Z articles written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history."
A comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is useful for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Also available in print.
Also available in print. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures [Online. Vol. 1 Only]
Also Available in Print (3 Volumes). London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
São Paulo : Boitempo Editorial ; Rio de Janeiro : Laboratório de Políticas Públicas (LPP), 
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An exhaustive breakdown of the LC call numbers for Latin American Studies.
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HLAS Online (Coverage: 1936 - present)
HLAS Web (Coverage: 1990 - present)
An annotated, authoritative bibliography on Latin America since 1936, The Handbook of Latin American Studies is edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. It covers books and published reports in addition to journal articles. The tables of contents from print volume 50 (1990) to the present may be browsed.
Covers Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the US-Mexico border, and Hispanics in the US. Index to citations from over 500 Latin American studies journals with links to full-text articles. Coverage: 1970 to the present.
Ofrece acceso a los textos completos de revistas disponibles en varias hemerotecas digitales de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal, con el propósito de dar acceso y difundir el conocimiento científico que se publica en las mejores revistas de la región. Busca en: Dialnet, SciELO, Redalyc, E-revistas (UNAM), etc.
CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Produced by National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Covers all countries of Latin America. Coverage: 1975 to present.
Full-text database of Latin American academic journals in social sciences, humanities, science and medicine; Informe also covers popular Latin American and Latino magazines and newspapers. Coverage: 1980 to present.
The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents database, or LAPTOC, provides open electronic access to the tables of contents of journals published in Latin America and the Caribbean between the years 1994 and 2009. LAPTOC consists of more than 800 academic and research journals published in 29 countries in the region, including bibliographic references to more than 250,000 articles in the area's major languages. Database searches can be made by journal title, keywords in author and article titles, and country of publication. The user can save citations, create bibliographies, and e-mail or download results of searches. A project of The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) of the Center for Research Libraries.
Bases de datos Bibliográficas del CSIC (Spanish National Research Council)
Full access restricted to susbcribers; summaries (short citations) available for free access. "The ICYT, ISOC and IME bibliographic databases covers the Spanish scientific production published in Spain from the 70s up to date. They mostly include articles from scientific journals, but also a selection of congress and conference proceedings, serials, compilations, reprots and monographies." The Bases de Datos del CSIC contains three databases that index Spanish journals and conference papers. ISOC - 1970 to present; contains nine subdatabases in the social sciences and humanities. ICYT - 1979 to present; science and technology. IME - 1971 to present; medicine.
Indexes thousands of journals (millions of articles), mostly published in Spain. Covers all subject areas, including works about Latin America. Also includes some full-text theses from Spanish universities.
Database and collection of open access full-text journals. SciELO is based in Brazil, with strong coverage of science, technology, and medicine but with many social sciences and some humanities journals. Several other Latin American countries are covered.
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A multilingual and multidisciplinary bibliographic database with international scope, covering the humanities (archaeology, history of art, history of science, linguistics, literature, philosophy, prehistory, religions); social sciences (administration, Latin America, computer and law, education, ethnology, geography, health, sociology); and economics. Coverage: 1984 to the present.
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Index, with some links to full-text. Coverage: 1954 to present.
Indexes critical materials on literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Proved access to citations from worldwide publications, including periodicals, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations and bibliographies. Some full-text and links to additional full-text. Coverage: 1923 - present.
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PAIS International (and Archive)
Indexes articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, book chapters, and statistical directories in the area of public affairs. Topics include business, government, international relations, banking, environment, health, social sciences, demographics, law and legislation, political science, public administration, finance, agriculture, education, and statistics. Index and abstracts with links to some full-text. Coverage: 1972 to the present.
Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. The interface encompasses the former "Social Sciences Citation Index" (1898-present)" and "Arts & Humanities Citation Index" (1975-present). Index and abstracts with some full-text.
The database provides access to citations and abstracts of journal articles appearing political science journals. Years of Coverage: 1975 to the present.
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. CIAO includes working papers, occasional papers, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs. Coverage: 1991 - present.
LANIC (Latin American Networked Information Center)
This web portal (University of Texas at Austin) provides a directory of links to resources from and about Latin America.
Western European Studies Section, ACRL: American Library Association. The Iberian Studies Web is designed to provide access to scholarly resources in Iberian Studies (for Spain, Portugal and Andorra).