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Subject Librarian: Rafael Tarrago

r-tarr@tc.umn.edu

This subject covers: the history, cultures and affairs of South America, Central America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean. For resources on Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures, see: Language and Literature, Portuguese or Language and Literature, Spanish

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Art Full Text, produced by The HW Wilson Company, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. There is full-text coverage for selected periodicals. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Full Text indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full-text coverage begins in 1997.

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Contains bibliographic citations and selected abstracts to the professional and scholarly literature in the field of economics and allied disciplines, including journals, books, chapters in books, conference proceedings and dissertations.

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A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities.
Wilson Library General Collection F1401 .H3x
1935-1938 no.5-71 (1939-2016)
Indexes: author v.1/28 (1936/1966)

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Covers topics related to Latin America in the areas of humanities and social sciences, including business and industry; the United States and Mexico border region; Hispanic groups in the United States.

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Covers the world's scholarship in history from 1450 to the present.

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Since its establishment in 1914, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) has chronicled issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources, including references to monographs, periodical articles, notes and announcements, government documents, policy reports and analytics. Addition of the Archive to our current PAIS International database extends comprehensive access to public and social policy information.

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This core database for the field of sociology contains information on sociology and social policy worldwide. Sociological Abstracts includes citations from the 1952-present.

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General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database. Includes full text access to over 4,000 scholarly (peer-reviewed) publications back to 1975. A great place to start your research on any topic. Find search tips on their help page.

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This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for more than 2,000 general magazines covering a broad range of disciplines. It includes Magill Book Reviews, reference and travel books, biographies, full text primary source documents, American Heritage Dictionary and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

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An online resource of news from around the world, obtained from newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports. NOTE: This resource has been discontinued and is now an archive of world news between 1995 and 2013.

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Indexes, Other

Includes articles from more than 800 Latin Ameri- can journals included in the ARL Latin American Research Re- sources Project. It allows for article searches by keyword, title, author, and journal; and ILL requests

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Catalogs and Bibliographies

Catalogs

Search with the Library Catalog to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

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General Reference Sources

Biographical Sources


Country Studies

The Library of Congress Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. The series examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.

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Dictionaries


Encyclopedias

Concise as well as scholarly articles on a wide range of subjects. Also includes links to related Internet resources, and the Britannica Book of the Year. Search tip: When combining words in search, capitalize AND. For example: revolution AND 1848

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Handbooks and Manuals

An annotated bibliography of the scholarly literature on Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

News Sources

This newsletter is especially useful for Latin American polical and economic news.

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Statistics and Data

Statistical Resources

Annual publication compiling statistical information from Ibero-America

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Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

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Style Manuals

A selected list of sources available in Wilson Reference Services.

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Writing Guides


University of Minnesota

Related U of M Web Sites

Web page developed by University of Minnesota Libraries subject specialist for Iberian and Ibero-American Studies.

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