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Latin American studies

Last Updated: 15-Oct-2013

This guide provides resources to Latin American studies.

Subject Librarians

Curator for Latin American, Iberian & Mexican American Collections
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Table of Contents


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-
Look for the International Area Studies section and find Latin America to access these specific databases.
[Farmington Hills, Mich.] : Gale Group, c2001-


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.
Mountain View, CA : Ebrary, 1999-

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.


Venezuela, Central America & Caribbean, South America, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico International Company Handbook, Ltd.
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : ProQuest, c2007-

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

New books

New books

  1. Fander Falconí.. 2014

    SAL3 (off-campus storage) » In process » HB3717 2008 .F35 2014

  2. edited by Gretchen Pierce and Áurea Toxqui. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » GT2883 .L29 A53 2014

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

    Green Library » Stacks » ND389 .G8 A4 2014

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

    Green Library » Stacks » KG411 .B353 2014

  5. Jill S. Kuhnheim. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » PQ7082 .P7 K836 2014

  6. Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, and Daniel Velez-Lopez. 2014

    Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QH77 .L25 B59 2014

  7. Francisco Alfaro Pareja y Héctor Vanolli (editores). 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » KG585 .C36 2014

  8. Nancy Berthier, Antonia Del Rey-Regullo (eds.). 2014

    SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » PN1993.5 .L3 C64 2012

  9. Brodwyn Fischer, Bryan McCann, and Javier Auyero, editors. 2014

    SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » HV4050.5 .A5 C58 2014