A Guide to Research and Information
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2012
- The 12 Jan. 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the Enriquillo-Plaintain Fault
In response to the recent, tragic earthquake that struck southern Haiti, the Geological Society of America has provided open access (free) papers that address the Caribbean plate and the Enriquillo-Plaintain fault line.
- Academic Search Complete
Full-text articles and index to general news periodicals, as well as magazines of political commentary and analysis. A good starting point: articles on almost every topic.
- CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online
Focus on Haiti’s role and activities in the international community.
- Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture (5 vols.)
Call Number: F1406 E53 1996 Olin Level 3 Stacks
"A reference set that presents current knowledge of the region in 5,287 alphabetical, signed entries which cover the history, culture, and related persons (nearly 3,000) and places broadly to reflect the experience and understanding of Latin Americans of all classes (the cultural entries, for example, include phenomena ranging from cuisines to religions to sports and popular entertainments)."
- Europa World Year Book entry on Haiti
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profile of Haiti
Scholarly articles, books, dissertations, maps, and reports relating to geological sciences.
- Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
Articles from scholarly journals provide analyses of current political, economic, and social issues for Latin American countires
- Historical Abstracts
Citations and abstracts for journal articles, books and dissertations on world history from 1450 to present.
- Jubilee USA: Haiti Resources & Background
- PAIS International
Public and social policy literature in political science, international relations, social sciences. Articles, government documents, reports, 1915-.
- UNICEF Haiti
- US Department of State Background Note: Haiti
- World Development Indicators
World Bank “data” database. Comprehensive historical and current data by country – national accounts, environment, social indicators, trade statistics.
- World Factbook Haiti