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Latin American Studies Research Guide

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Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Related Databases
Catalogs
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

eHRAF World Cultures Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text database offering information on different cultures and ethnic groups from around the world. Covers all aspects of cultural and social life such as beliefs, cultural practices, political structure, and settlement patterns. Each cultural profile consists of a "cultural summary" and a list of relevant full text sources. Users can search by keyword or browse by subject, region, or culture. Very useful for comparative studies of human behavior, society, and culture. User Guide.


Ethnic Newswatch Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Covers of a wide spectrum of ethnic viewpoints, including Latin American and Caribbean.


Humanities International Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This database provides access to hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world, including abstracts of scholarly literature in the humanities published since 1984. Full text is available for select content published after 1994. Subjects covered include Latin American and Caribbean ethnic identity, history, literature, politics, government, and more.


Latino Literature Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This resource brings together more than 100,000 pages pages of poetry, fiction, and over 450 plays written in English and Spanish by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, and other Latino authors working in the United States. Among the gems of the collection are nearly 800 items (poems, novels, and plays) that have never been published before. Researchers will also find numerous Chicano folk tales and audio files of selected poems and plays. It contains over 133,465 pages.
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Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This multidisciplinary database provides abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of disciplines, including publications covering Latin American and Caribbean art, business, current events, literature, music, politics and society, and more. Academic Search Complete is a highly recommended place to begin your research.


Artemis Literary Sources by Gale Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text database for literature research that provides author biographies, bibliographies, reviews, and literary criticism. Search by author, title, or keyword. Includes major and obscure Latin American and Caribbean writers.


CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Find articles, conference proceedings, working papers, and policy briefs covering all aspects of global affairs and international relations. Also provides country data and teaching materials such as case studies and course packs of background readings.


Country Studies (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Descriptions and analyses of the social, economic, political, and military systems of countries throughout the world, including Latin America and the Caribbean.


CQ Researcher Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text reports written by seasoned journalists about current social, political, and economic issues. Major Latin American topics include Democracy in Latin America, Cuba's Future, Mexico's Drug Wars, and more. Each report includes a concise overview of the issue, historical background, opposing arguments, statistics and polls, and suggestions for further reading. A helpful source of information on current affairs topics in Latin America. Also includes content on Caribbean issues.


Historical Abstracts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations written in both English and Spanish on world history (including the Caribbean and Latin America, excluding U.S. & Canada) from 1450 to the present. Covers all branches of world history, including political, military, economic, social and cultural, as well as the history of science, technology, and medicine. (For U.S. & Canadian history see America: History & Life)


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Journal coverage begins with the first issue but does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines, such as Latin American or Caribbean Studies. Includes major titles like Latin American Literary Review, Journal of Latin American Studies, Caribbean Studies, and more.


LexisNexis Academic Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to a wide range of news, business, and legal information. News resources include major U.S. and world newspapers and magazines, TV and radio transcripts, newswires, and blogs. Major Spanish-language newspapers include El Pais and El Mundo.


Literary Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Index to literature reference books published by Gale. Find citations to author biographies and literary criticism published in books such as Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, Novels for Students, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Search by author or title of work. Includes major and obscure Latin American and Caribbean writers.


MLA International Bibliography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Database produced by the Modern Language Association containing citations to books, articles and dissertations on literature, language, linguistics, folklore, and film from 1926 to present. Includes citations to articles in both English and Spanish.


Project MUSE Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full-text articles from scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences primarily covering the fields of literature, history, cultural studies, political science, religion, and the arts. Relevant Latin American Studies journals include The Americas, Hispanic Review, and Latin American Politics & Society. Relevant Caribbean Studies journals include Small Axe, Callaloo, and Caribbean Studies.


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


LEO Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Library catalog for New York Public Branch Libraries.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY, click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Biographical Dictionary of Latin American and Caribbean Political Leaders Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This dictionary includes over 450 biographical sketches of the most important political figures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Political involvement and significance are emphasized for each subject with details also presented for some on family background, education, and non-political activities. Entries are arranged alphabetically by name with an index listing entries by country or territory.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1414.2 .B48 1988


Borderlands : An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics on the U.S.-Mexico Divide Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An A-to-Z encyclopedia overview of the unique and vibrant elements that make up the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F786 .B74 2008


Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America and the Caribbean Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia with sections on geography, economy, people, politics, history and culture of Latin America. Subsections focus on a range of topics, from wars to science and music.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1406 .C36 1985


Cambridge History of Latin America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This eleven-volume resource provides a large-scale history of the whole of Latin America (Mexico and Central America, the Spanish-speaking Caribbean as well as Haiti, Spanish South America and Brazil), from the first contacts between the native peoples of the Americas and Europeans in the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries to the present day. An important feature of The Cambridge History of Latin America is the bibliographical essays which accompany each chapter.
Location: eBook


Cambridge History of Latin American Literature Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A three-volume history of Latin American literature covering everything from pre-Columbian traditions to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PQ7081.A1 C35 1996


Columbia Guide to the Latin American Novel Since 1945 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
For each novel covered, this guide singles out the most important aspects and places the work within a historical context in order to bring the reader's attention to the most important issues and themes of the given writer and literary period. The author also selects works written in Brazilian Portuguese, French, English, Spanglish, and Creole.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PQ7082 .N7 W546 2007


Companion to Latin American Anthropology, A Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Written by some of the most prominent figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology, this reference resource on Latin America introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that have shaped the study of this diverse region.
Location: 1st Fl Reference GN564 .L29 C64 2008


Cuba: A Global Studies Handbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A basic reference source for information on Cuba, including narratives on history, economics, culture, and institutions. A reference section covers key events; significant people; and language, food, etiquette, and holidays. A bibliography and a directory of Web sites and organizations included as well.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F 1788 .H38 2008


Dictionary of Chicano Folklore Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This dictionary offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs, though the focus is on Mexican Americans who came of age in the 1960s in the Southwest. The entries, which combine English and Spanish terminology, include definitions, commentary, and citations to Chicano folk narratives, arts, folk drama, and popular culture as well as the broad cultural studies already available.
Location: 1st Fl Reference GR 111 .M49 C37 2000 GR 111 .M49 C37 2000


Dictionary of Hispanic Biography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Included are a range of personalities from the fifteenth century to the present from the U.S., Latin America, and Spain. They represent a variety of endeavors, including activism, business, entertainment, education, religion, and sports; being Spanish-speaking the only criteria for inclusion; there are no entrants from Brazil or Portugal. Though Aztecs such as Montezuma are treated, approximately 70 percent of the 470 people lived in the twentieth century.
Location: 1st Fl Reference CT1343 .D53 1996


Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture, and Society in the United States Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The 650 alphabetically arranged, signed entries cover a range of topics from the general (Alcohol, History, Painting) to the specific (Zoot Suit Riots, Proposition 187, Congressional Hispanic Caucus). There is an entry on each of the 50 states, and numerous biographical entries. Each entry ends with a list of the related articles found in the set, a bibliography, and, sometimes, a list of selected Web sites
Location: 1st Fl Reference E 184 .S75 E587 2005


Encyclopedia of Latin American & Caribbean Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Over 1,400 articles covering all major artistic developments in Latin America and the Caribbean from the colonial period to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6502.E53 2000


Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This six volume encyclopedia provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.
Location: eBook


Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This volume includes essays for important novels, a greater focus on historical authors, more emphasis on literature from smaller Latin American countries, and more material on non-Hispanic Caribbean authors. After each essay is a brief bibliography of primary and secondary sources.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PQ7081.A1 E56 1997


Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This encyclopedia provides an overview of developments in Puerto Rico and the 20 Latin American republics since the early 1800s, focusing primarily on the 20th century. Includes a brief preface and introductory essay illuminating the political histories and realities of these countries, as well as longer entries prepared by scholars dedicated to the study of each individual country.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F 1410 .E56 2002


Encyclopedia of Mexico : History, Society & Culture Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
More than 300 scholars from across seven countries have collaborated to provide a multidisciplinary encyclopedia, historical in scope. Besides historical events, personalities, and institutions, the encyclopedia provides surveys on the events and processes of the history, society, and culture of Mexico. The subjects covered tend to emphasize the humanities and social sciences, with the sciences not as well represented.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1210 .E63 1997


Encyclopedia of Modern Mexico Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This encyclopedia focuses on the past 60 years, emphasizing key events, individuals, institutions, procedures, controversies, and policy dilemmas in the course of Mexican history. The entries include political, economic, or social context, cross-references in boldfaced type, and suggested reading lists.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F 1234 .D364 2002


Handbook of Mesoamerican Mythology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This handbook on the mythologies of the peoples of Mexico and Central America includes a dictionary of deities, themes, and concepts. Each of the substantial entries in this section identifies the myth's time period and the cultural group in which it originated. The essays relate the tales associated with each character, explain how the myth has morphed over the centuries, cite archaeological and artistic evidence, and explain the myth's significance. The essays conclude with see also references to related entries and brief article-specific bibliographies.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1219.3.R38 R42 2000


Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology: Developmental and Community-Based Perspectives Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Synthesizing cutting-edge research and methodological advances, this handbook covers the many needs and advances in Latino psychology and summarizes and integrates the growing literature.
Location: 1st Fl Reference RC451.5 .H57 H36 2009


Hispanic Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Hispanic Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook is a comprehensive, annual statistical reference book.
Location: 1st Fl Reference E184 .S75 H57 2004


Latin American Films, 1932-1994 : A Critical Filmography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
In this work over 300 of the most significant films from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and other Latin American countries are covered. Each entry includes the English title, director, year of release, running time, language, country and a detailed plot synopsis. Notes about the production and the filmmakers are also provided for many entries.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PN1995.9.L37 S38 1997


Latin American Literature and Its Times Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Treating fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction from around the world, this reference book covers 50 major works from Spanish-speaking Latin America, Brazil, and Latino writers in the United States. These works were selected by university professors, with the entries contributed by professional writers and academics. While a few older works are included, the majority are from this century, by authors such as Pablo Neruda, Julia Alvarez, and Octavio Paz.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PN50 .M625 v.1


Literature of the Caribbean Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides biographies and critical assessments of numerous writers. Includes analysis of one or more of the writer's works. Along with plot summaries, these sections discuss major themes and give close attention to how Caribbean culture figures in the writer's text.
Location: eBook


Modern Latin-American Fiction Writers: Second Series Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographical entries on major contemporary Latin-American writers of fiction.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PQ7082.N7 M55 1994


Music in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Encyclopedic History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This volume gathers the best scholarship from writers all over the world to cover the musical legacies of indigenous peoples, creoles, African descendants, Iberian colonizers, and other immigrant groups that met and mixed in the New World.
Location: 1st Fl Reference ML199 .M858 2004


Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This multivolume encyclopedia seeks to document the history and experience of Latinos and Latinas in U.S. society since the early Colonial period. It includes more than 700 signed articles on a wide range of topics both general and specific.
Location: 1st Fl Reference E 184 .S75 O97 2005


Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A three-volume work with 617 articles addressing biographies, general contextual essays, and very specific topics. Each article is signed and includes up-to-date annotated references. The geographic area covered includes Mexico through southern Mesoamerica.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F 1218.6 .O95 2001


Oxford History of Mexico Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Here 21 scholars unravel Mexico's long history of Indian extermination, slavery, colonialism, and U.S. expansion with new information outlining environmental, gender, and pop culture studies, particularly comic books and telenova soap operas. They also detail the cultural growth and development of this nation. Great historical figures are given close attention: Montezuma, Cortes, Malinche, Pancho Villa, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, Jose Orozco, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, and many more.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1226 .O94 2000


Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S., The Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This two-volume resource focuses on the fight for equal educational access for Latinos in the United States.
Location: 1st Fl Reference LC2669 .P73 2007


Reference Guide to Latin American History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This reference work covers Latin American history and is divided into three parts: a descriptive chronology of key events from pre-Columbian times to the present; a thematic survey of topics; and a biographical section containing over 300 biographies of individuals.
Location: 1st Fl Reference F1410 .H463 2000


The ancient Americans: a reference guide to the art, culture, and history of pre-Columbian North and South America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This two volume guide covers cave art of hunter-gatherers, early farmers, early potters, and late hunters of North and Central America; the Caribbean; the Northern and Western Amazon; and Eastern and Southern South America. Subject matter includes rock paintings, petroglyphs, arts, and antiquities from paleolithic and mid-paleolithic times.
Location: 1st Fl Reference E59.P42 S3613 2001


United States and Mexico at War : Nineteenth-Century Expansionism and Conflict Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This one-volume encyclopedia seeks to bring attention to an important but overlooked era of both American and Mexican history. The project involved more than 200 contributors from all parts of the world, giving the volume a truly varied and international perspective.
Location: 1st Fl Reference E404 .U66 1998


War of 1898 : the United States and Cuba in History and Historiography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The author examines historical accounts of the destruction of the battleship Maine, the representation of public opinion as a precipitant of war, and the treatment of the military campaign in Cuba. He also shows how historical narratives have helped sustain notions of America's national purpose and policy, many of which were first articulated in 1898.
Location: 1st Fl Reference E715 .P45 1998


Resources freely available on the Internet.

AfroCubaWeb Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides a wealth of information on AfroCuban culture, covering areas such as language, music, dance, religion, art, theatre, and film.


Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
AILLA is a digital archive of recordings and texts in and about the indigenous languages of Latin America.


Center for International Policy - The Americas Program Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
With more than 30 years of experience in Latin American news and analysis, the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy is a leading source of information for activists, academics and citizens concerned about US foreign policy toward Latin America and movements for social justice within the hemisphere.


Cervantes Project Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A comprehensive bibliography of studies, editions, and translations of Cervantes' works, as well as a digital archive of photographic images on Cervantes' times and works housed at Texas A&M University (TAMU).


Cultures and History of America: The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This is "an exhibition featuring fifty highlights from the rare books, maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress. The exhibition focuses on the early Americas from the time of the indigenous people of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean through the period of European contact, exploration, and settlement." The site includes an online exhibition and a bibliography.


Expeditions: 150 years of Smithsonian Research in Latin America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An exhibit about a variety of expeditions to Central and South America and the Caribbean and the people who made them happen. Includes images of artifacts and people, maps, and biographical essays about the explorers. Also available in Spanish.


Hispanic Reading Room--Library of Congress Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Hispanic Reading Room serves as the primary access point for research relating to those parts of the world encompassing the geographical areas of the Caribbean, Latin America and Iberia; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage in Africa, Asia and Oceania. It features reference and illustrated guides, as well as online collections, presentations and exhibitions.


Impacto, Influencia, Cambio Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This site "highlights the lives and accomplishments of inventors, aviators, astronauts, and the everyday people of Latin America and the southwestern United States who have affected science and technology." Browsable by person, geographic location, or topic. Some material available in Spanish. From the Smithsonian Office of Education.


Internet Resources for Latin America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Compiled by Molly Molloy of New Mexico State University Library.


IPL2 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A searchable, annotated subject directory of Internet resources on a variety of subjects such as art, history, news, reference, science, and more. Includes numerous links to Latin America-specific websites published by universities and cultural institutions.


Latin American Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Contains a chronology of elections in Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. Features information on elections at the municipal, state, and federal levels from independence to the present, and a glossary of Spanish elections terms. From librarian Karen Lindvall-Larson, University of California, San Diego.


Latin American Links Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Designed primarily for travelers, here you'll find news, country reports, airline information, and much more.


Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Gateway to web resources covering all aspects of Latin America, including history, geography, politics, economics, and culture.


LatinFocus Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This site contains the "latest available data from government sources, economic forecasts, market analysis covering economic performance, political risk assessments and financial market developments." Included are various economic indicators (GDP, unemployment, CPI, stock market, exports, imports, etc.) from 1995 onward for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, and Latin America as a whole. There are also recent news articles and commentaries, fact sheets, charts, economic briefings, and related links are provided for the individual countries.


LatinWorld Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This news and information website is focused on tourism and business in Latin America and provides insight into what is happening across different countries in the region. LatinWorld has a special focus on Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and the Caribbean.


NAFTA Secretariat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Information and documents relating to the North American Free Trade Agreement made available by the NAFTA Secretariat in English, Spanish, and French.


National Jukebox Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Currently offering free online streaming of over 10,000 recordings made by the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1900-1925, the Library of Congress National Jukebox includes recordings of US, European, and Latin America composers and singers, among others.


Pew Hispanic Center Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Pew Hispanic Center chronicles Latinos' diverse experiences in a changing America. This is a project of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.


Poesia en Espanol Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Index of a very large collection of Spanish poetry.


Political Database of the Americas Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Documentary and statistical political information on North America, Central America, and South America, including constitutions, electoral laws, legislative and executive branch information, and election data. From Georgetown University.


Proyecto Ensayo Hispanico Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large collection of Spanish essays from the 14th to the 20th centuries, listed by author and chronologically.


SICE: Foreign Trade Information System Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Contains information and documents on trade agreements and treaties, intellectual property rights organizations, investment treaties, a glossary, and related links to other Web sites, arranged both by topic and by country. Most of the documents are in English and/or Spanish; portions of the site are available in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. From the Trade Unit of the Organization of American States (OAS). Searchable. (SICE is from the organization's title in Spanish, French, and Portuguese.)


Teodoro Vidal Collection Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The art and artifacts in this exhibition present a sampler of Puerto Rico's history and culture over centuries. They are part of a vast collection created by Teodoro Vidal, who began a personal quest in the 1950s to document the people, history, and culture of Puerto Rico from the 1700s to the present.


The Hispanic Society of America Museum and Library Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Hispanic Society of America provides a free museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.


World Bank Group: Data and Research Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Research from the World Bank on Development Economics, including research reports, prospects, data, documents and tools.


World Factbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and military. Print edition available at the Reference Desk [Call Number: G122.U56a 2001].


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Americas, The Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Americas has been one of the principal journals of Latin American history since its founding in 1944. It publishes articles and reviews in history and ethnohistory about all geographical regions of the Americas and their Iberian background.


Berkeley La Raza Law Journal Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal is only one of four journals in the United States that focus on Latina/o conditions, communities, and identities in the U.S. and abroad


Caribbean studies Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This multidisciplinary journal publishes original works on social studies and the humanities for persons interested in keeping up with the ongoing research and writing in the field of Caribbean Studies.


Desarrollo Economico Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This journal was created at the end of 1960, together with the foundation of the Institute for Economic and Social Development (Instituto de Desarrollo Economico y Social, IDES). IDES is a nonprofit civil association founded by a group of researchers and scholars. The journal is multidisciplinary and serves as a means of communication among the most prominent scholars of Argentina, Latin America and the rest of the Spanish-speaking world.


Hispania Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Hispania is the quarterly journal of the Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Hispania includes articles on pedagogy, literature, linguistics, and technology-assisted language instruction related to the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian worlds.


Hispanic American Historical Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Founded in 1918, the Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR) pioneered the study of Latin American history and culture in the United States. Today it continues to publish work across thematic, chronological, regional, and methodological specializations.


Hispanic Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Hispanic Review is a quarterly journal devoted to research in Hispanic literary and cultural studies. Published since 1933 by the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania, the journal features essays and book reviews on the diverse cultural manifestations of Spain and Latin America, from the medieval period to the present.


Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Journal includes research in the areas of modern and contemporary literature, modern and contemporary history, cinema and linguistics.


Journal of Latin American Studies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Journal of Latin American Studies presents recent research in the field of Latin American studies in economics, geography, politics, international relations, sociology, social anthropology, economic history and cultural history. Regular features include articles on contemporary themes, specially commissioned commentaries and an extensive section of book reviews.


Latin American Music Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Latin American Music Review explores the historical, ethnographic, and socio-cultural dimensions of Latin American music. Each issue contains film, record, and video reviews. Articles appear in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.


Latin American Perspectives Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Latin American Perspectives discusses and debates the political economies of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. Most issues of this journal focus on a single issue, nation, or region.


Latin American Politics and Society Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Latin American Politics and Society includes articles on such topics as democratization, political culture, civil-military relations, civil society, environmental politics, political economy, and hemispheric economic integration.


Latin American Research Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Latin American Research Review (LARR) is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research and surveys of current research on Latin America and the Caribbean.


Lenox Avenue: A Journal of Interarts Inquiry Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This journal is devoted to exploring inquiry into the black expressive arts (music, dance, art, poetry and literature, and theater), including those of Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean


REIS (Revista Espanola de Investigaciones Sociologicas) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Spanish-language journal in the fields of Sociology and Political Science, with articles pertaining to Spain and the rest of the Spanish-speaking world.


Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The RCLL is a biannual publication whose objective is to put into circulation recent studies and discussions focused on knowledge and understanding of Latin American literature and culture in their historical and social contexts. Includes articles in Spanish and Portuguese.


Revista Hispanica Moderna Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Journal committed to the dissemination of scholarship on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literary and cultural studies.


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