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Latin American Studies: Online Resources

Latin American Studies: Online Resources


Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 - This digitized collection ofUS Hispanic history, literature, and culture and provides access toSpanish content with some English content gathered by the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project. It is a great example of community archiving.Coverage: colonial times to 1960.

Chicano Database (5 concurrent users only) - Citations to articles and reference resources relating to the Chicano and broader Latino experience. Updated quarterly. EBSCOhost product.

Classic Mexican Cinema - Collection of popular movie periodicals from the archives of Filmoteca de la UNAM in Mexico City. Also included digitized film flyers and access to the scrap books of Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958), one of the leading Latin-American filmmakers to this day.

Digitalia - eBooks and eJournals published in Spain, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Includes publications in both English and Spanish and in a wide variety of subject areas.

EthnicNewsWatch and Ethnic NewsWatch History - Multidisciplinary, full text access to newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from ethnic and minority publications. ProQuest product.

Hispanic American Newspapers (Series 1) 1808-1980 - One of America's Historical Newspapers collections. Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 is a compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection features many titles, including many published bilingually in Spanish and English.

Hispanic Digitalia - eBooks and eJournals published in Spain, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Includes publications in both English and Spanish and in a wide variety of subject areas.

Informe Academico - provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines, and offers a wide range of content from and about Latin America.

Latin American Newspapers (5 concurrent users only.) - Latin American Newspapers includes approximately 35 fully searchable newspapers printed throughout Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries. Part of World Newspaper Archive from Newsbank.

Patrologia Latina - Covers the works of the Latin Fathers from Tertullian around 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. In 221 volumes, it covers most major and minor Latin authors, and contains the most influential works of late ancient and early medieval theology, philosophy, history, and literature. Offered through Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) - Full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. Offering key titles indexed in the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI),PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content.

Teatro Espanol del Siglo de Oro - Contains hundreds of works from The Golden Age (1500-1700), the crowning glory of Spain's intellectual and artistic achievements, providing digital access to full-text works by 16 major authors, including Lope de Vega, Miguel de Cervantes, Calderon de la Barca, and Tirso de Molina.

Open Access Sources and Web Sites

Latin American Series (University of Pittsburgh Press) - The Pitt Latin American Studies series began in 1968. Since then PLAS has grown to include a wide array of distinguished books from a variety of disciplinary, ideological, and methodological perspectives on every aspect of Latin American politics, society, economics, and culture - with particular strength in the disciplines of politics and history. PLAS continues to thrive even as it is poised to begin its fifth decade.

General Online Databases - Use the links below to find more information in this subject area

Online Books and Catalogs
Online Video Resources
Journal / Magazine Article Databases
Newspaper Article Databases
Reference Databases