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					          Principal Online Resources for Latin American, Caribbean
                         and Iberian Area Research

Core Resources

      1. Doing Research at Princeton: Latin America, Spain and Portugal
         http://www.princeton.edu/plasweb/library/
              Surveys collection strengths, identifies key research resources, and provides links to some of
              the most important electronic sites.

      2. Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS), 1935-
         http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/
              Annotated citations of books, articles, government documents, reports, book chapters,
              conference papers, and other materials; updated monthly; contains essays on research trends
              by discipline.

      3. Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), 1975-
         Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title. Or go
         directly to http://hapi.gseis.ucla.edu/
              Indexes, from 1970- , more than 400 scholarly journals devoted to Latin American topics,
              with useful subject approach; updated every two weeks.

      4. Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC)
         Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title. Or go
         directly to http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/project/arl/laptoc.html
              Web database that provides access to the tables of contents of more than 800 journals,
              primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America.

      5.      Chicano Database
              Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title.
              Comprehensive bibliographic index of all topics related the experience of the Latin American
              diaspora in the United States.
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Recent additions

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      6. Base de Datos del CSIC
         Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title
              Interdisciplinary bibliographic database of publications from Spain. One of its compoments,
              ISOC-América Latina, indexes 30 periodicals specializing on Latin American Studies, as well
              as articles published in other general periodicals, conference papers, reports, and other types
              of materials.

      7. Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (CLASE)
         Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title. Or go
         directly to http://www.dgbiblio.unam.mx/clase.html
              Bibliographic database of articles, essays, reviews, and other documents published in over
              1,200 social science and humanities serials published in Latin America and the Caribbean.
        8. Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal
           (RedALyC) Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical
           by title. Or go directly to http://redalyc.uaemex.mx/
              Searchable database providing full-text access to an expanding collection of Latin American
              and Iberian journals in the social sciences and humanities.

        9. CARINDEX
           Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title. Or go
           directly to http://www.inasp.info/iah/carindex.html
              Index to the contents of West Indian journals published within the Caribbean region. Also
              includes theses, conferences and other documents. Covers publications in the social sciences
              and humanities from 1983 onwards.

        10. SciELO - The Scientific Library Online
            http://www.scielo.org/index.php?lang=en
              Provides full-text access to a collection of serial titles published in Brazil and, increasingly, in
              other Latin American countries. Even though the health sciences are predominant, social
              science coverage is considerable and increasing.

        11.   Latin American Newsletters (Latin American Intelligence Service)
              Library Web Page – Find Articles and Databases, alphabetical by title.
              Source of current information on political and economic developments. Consists of the
              following components: Latin American Weekly Report, Latin American Economy &
              Business, and four regional reports (Mexico & NAFTA; Caribbean & Central America,
              Andean Group; and Brazil & Southern Cone).




Princeton University Library
Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez
facosta@princeton.edu
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