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Latin American studies

Last Updated: 15-Oct-2013

This guide provides resources to Latin American studies.

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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. Nuria Homedes, Antonio Ugalde, editors. 2014

  2. Yael Prizant. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » PN2401 .P75 2014

  3. edited by David R. Mares and Rafael Martínez.. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » JL956 .C58 D44 2014

  4. edited by Luis Fernando Angosto-Ferrández. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » JL966 .D4564 2014

  5. edited by Anita Breuer and Yanina Welp. 2014

    » On order » (No call number)

  6. Courtney Hillebrecht , University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2014

    Law Library (Crown) » Basement » K3240.5 .H55 2014

  7. Philippe Ollé-Laprune. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » PN56 .T7 O45 2014

  8. edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia. 2014

    » On order » (No call number)

  9. editado por Francisca Vilches-de Frutos, Pilar Nieva-de la Paz, José-Ramón López García, Manuel Aznar Soler. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » PQ6073 .E917 J67 2012

  10. José De Gregorio. 2014

    Green Library » Stacks » HC125 .D3695 2014