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Latin American studies

Last Updated: 15-Oct-2013

This guide provides resources to Latin American studies.

Subject Librarians

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Table of Contents

Databases

Reference citations

These databases help you find citations and references and will sometimes contain full text.

HAPI, Hispanic American periodicals index:
A source for journal article citations about South and Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States. Some full-text articles are available. 
Handbook of Latin American studies:
This is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars in the social sciences and the humanities.

Full text databases

These resources offer full text, including other languages such as Spanish and Portuguese.

[New York] : JSTOR [New York] : ITHAKA, 1995-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Look for the International Area Studies section and find Latin America to access these specific databases.
Project Muse
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » NONEAQD4378
[Farmington Hills, Mich.] : Gale Group, c2001-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

E-books

Full-text searching and retrieval of thousands of titles in various disciplines, with a rich "information toolset." Printing and copying from particular titles may have print/copy page limits.

New York, N.Y. : Digitalia.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » SUL
Mountain View, CA : Ebrary, 1999-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

Historical images

Searchable databases offering thousands of images from different times, cultures and disciplines. Combination of images, data, and texts provides comprehensive art-related teaching, learning, and researching capabilities through features such as zooming and panning.

New York : ARTstor
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Farmington Hills, MI : Gale
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

News

Venezuela, Central America & Caribbean, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico International Company Handbook, Ltd.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest, c2007-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

Statistics and data

AmericasBarometer is the only survey of democratic public opinion and behavior covering the Americas and measuring democratic values and behaviors using national probability samples of voting-age adults.

Nashville, TN : Latin American Public Opinion Project, Vanderbuilt University
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)

New books

New books

  1. Fernando Robles, Nila M. Wiese and Gladys Torres-Baumgarten. 2015

  2. edited by César Rodríguez Garavito. 2015

  3. Alexandre Panosso Netto, Luiz Gonzaga, editors. 2015

  4. Fander Falconí.. 2014

  5. edited by Gretchen Pierce and Áurea Toxqui. 2014

  6. Oswaldo Guayasamin, Pablo Neruda ; introduction by Alfredo Vera ; edited by Rachel Kirby and Alexandra Keeble. 2014

  7. edited by Rochelle C. Dreyfuss and César Rodríguez-Garavito. 2014

  8. edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes ; with a foreword by Marcos Cueto. 2014

  9. Jill S. Kuhnheim. 2014

  10. edited by Antonio Sergio Bessa ; with additional research by Mario Torres. 2014