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Full-Text Journals and/or Databases

You may be able to find the full text of a number of journals and journal articles that appear in HLAS in one or more of these databases. Be aware that most are subscription based and you may not be able to access the full text from your location. Check with your university library for subscription information. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view some of the articles.

Central American Political History Database/Base de Datos Sobre la Historia Política de Centroamérica (History Department, Old Dominion University)

Offers essential biographical information about the 450+ heads of state of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua since the 1820s. Bilingual.

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

A cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently held in archives, libraries, and private collections.

eJOURNAL (Mexico)

Part of the Revista Digital Universitaria (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe (E.I.A.L.) (Tel Aviv University)

Full text of entire journal available on line, since Volumen 1, Numero 1 (1990)

JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive (by subscription)

List of journals

LAPOP: Latin American Public Opinion Project (Vanderbilt University)

Full text of academic studies based on public opinion survey research conducted mainly in Latin America.

The On-Line Books Page (University of Pennsylvania)

Browse by call numbers / subjects

Project MUSE: Scholarly Journals Online (by subscription)

List of journals

SciELO: Scientific Electronic Library Online (full text freely available)

SciELO Brazil (Brazilian scientific journals)
SciELO Chile (revistas científicas chilenas)
SciELO Cuba (revistas cubanas de medicina)
SciELO Peru
Complete list of journals

ScienceDirect (by subscription)

List of journals

Social Science Electronic Publishing (Social Science Research Network (SSRN)) (full text freely available)

Browse SSRN E-Library

Bibliographic Resources/Digital Collections


An alternate method of searching HLAS volume 50 (1990) onwards. Search limits are available (date, language, type and place of publication). Also offers ability to print, save or e-mail records.

African Diaspora in Latin America (H-LatAm)

Bibliografia mesoamericana: A Joint Project of The Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI) and The Library of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Search the bibliography

BiblioNoticias (Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas at Austin)

Cuban Heritage Digital Collection (Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami)

Environmental History of Latin America bibliography (Stanford University)

HAPI Online: The searchable Web version of the Hispanic American Periodicals Index

List of journals

History of Ideas in Colonial Latin America bibliography (H-LatAm)

History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean: A digital archive of primary sources, web links, and references (Funded by National Science Foundation) (History Dept., Univ. of New Hampshire)

Launch the Virtual Archive (requires Adobe Flash player, version 9 or above)

Internet Resources for Latin America (New Mexico State Univ. Library)

LAMP: The Latin American Microform Project (Center for Research Libraries)

Guides to Collections and Sets
Current Projects

LANIC: Latin American Network Information Center (University of Texas at Austin)

LAPTOC: Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (Association of Research Libraries)

Search the Database

Latin American Jewish Studies

Bibliography of Books and Articles in Latin American Jewish Studies 1991-96
Bibliography of Books and Articles in Latin American Jewish Studies 1997-98

Mexican Labor News and Analysis bibliography

Researching Brazil - Pesquisa no Brasil (Indiana University Libraries)

Includes a bibliographic index and gateways to Brazilian internet resources

Journal Locators/Aggregators

Digital Libraries: Electronic Journal and Text Archives (IFLA)

National Institutes of Health Public Access

Electronic Journal Access (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries)

Electronic Journals (Princeton University Library)

ipl2: Internet Public Library and Librarians' Internet Index

Library List of Electronic Journals (University of Pennsylvania)

Serials in Cyberspace: Collections, Resources, and Services (University of Vermont)

Book Review Sites/Blogs

NOTE: Book reviews are not included in HLAS. In addition to these suggested sites, most prominent Latin American studies journals include book reviews.

Book Page: America's Book Review

Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews

H-Net Reviews: Scholarly journal of Humanities and Social Sciences books (H-LatAm)

The New York Times Books Section

Three Percent (University of Rochester): A resource for international literature

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