Databases: Latin American Studies

  • by FirstSearch

    Type: Reference

    Description: This database combines CLASE (Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades) 1975-present, and PERIODICA (Indice de Revistas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias) 1978-present, produced by the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Offers access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. Contains information from articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues.


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    Related Research Guides: Latin American Studies Research

  • by ProQuest

    Type: Reference

    Description: CultureGrams consists of three editions of country reports updated annually: World Edition is especially useful for those in international business or planning trips abroad. It is a concise reference tool created by natives and long-time residents to give you an insider's perspective. Each report seeks a balance between generality and breadth, on one hand, and detail and depth on the other. Local customs, are included, along with national flags, national anthems, basic economic and social data, politics and history, etc. World Kids Edition contains some of the same information as the World Edition, but the format and content is oriented toward the K-8 grade levels. This will be especially useful for those in the Teacher Education Department in creating social studies lesson plans. The National Curriculum Standards for history, social studies, and English language arts are included. States Edition is also designed for grades K-8, with information on politics, history, geography, economics, etc., of the fifty states and Washington, D.C.


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  • Ethnic NewsWatch

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    by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. A rich collection of articles, editorials, columns, reviews, etc. provide a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints -- the other sides of the stories. The database supports programs in business, education, ethnic and cultural studies, literature and the arts, environmental studies, history, journalism, political science and government, public policy, sociology and contemporary culture, Spanish language and culture and more. Full-text searching and complete indexing available. Text in English or Spanish, but articles are not translated. Publication often delayed up to one year after original publication.


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  • by ABC-CLIO

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Wide-ranging and easy to use, the Latino American Experience is the first-ever full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas, through the Spanish and Mexican settlement of much of what is now the United States, to the triumphs and challenges facing present-day U.S. Latinos. Featuring more than 150 titles (including award-winning titles from Greenwood, Praeger, Arte Publico, Columbia University Press, and other imprints), 1500 images, hundreds of primary documents, Spanish-language content, a Timeline, and 225 vetted web sites, LAE is the most comprehensive digital resource to date to focus exclusively on Latinos, the largest and fastest-growing minority group in America.


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    Related Research Guides: Latin American Studies Research

  • by World Bank

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Please Note: It is recommended that you use the Mozilla Firefox browser to search this database. If you are going to be using Internet Explorer and plan to download data to Excel, you must adjust the setting on your workstation as directed in: http://data.worldbank.org/about/faq/technical-problems before starting your search. Free database provided by the World Bank. See also: World Bank Data. WDI is the World Bank annual compilation of data about development. There are more than 550 indicators of economic and socio-economic data covering People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. The data cover more than 225 countries and groups.


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    Related Research Guides: Using World Development Indicators