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A Guide to Latin American Studies

Research Guide for Latin American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.

New Resource- Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies

Latin-american-studiesOxford bibliographies are brief essays and reading recommendations (i.e. bibliographies) from high level researchers.  WUSTL Libraries owns several Oxford Bibliographies and I am happy to report, we now have Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies.  Each article includes an introduction by a Latin American scholar and includes recommendations on the best works available – whether it is a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set – to streamline the research process.

New Resource- Latin American Newstand

Recent Year Coverage of Latin American Newspapers available in new database- Latin American Newsstand

Latin American Newsstand -Provides full-text information in Spanish and Portuguese from 37 newspapers from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil. Key newspaper titles include El Universal, Mexico City's largest-selling newspaper; O Globo(Brazil); La Nación (Argentina); and El Mercurio (Chile). Three business titles, El Economista (Mexico), Valor Econômico (Brazil), and Portafolio (Colombia).

Latin American Newsstand titles includes eight Brazilian newspapers, three Mexican newspapers, two newspapers each from Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, and Uruguay, and single newspapers from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The remaining titles are regional magazines and wire services including Noticias Financieras financial newswire; InfoAmericas market analysis and regional economic trends; IPS-Inter Press Service news agency; El Reporte Delta weekly technology newsletter; and Business Wire Latin America.

Year coverage for many of the titles begins in 1996 to current but not all, the full title list is available here. 

New Resource- Feminism in Cuba

General Databases

Selected Specialized Sources for LAS

History, Economics, and Political Science Related Databases