Latin American Studies

Article Databases

Academic Search Complete Key site [UCSD Only]
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.

Anthropology Plus Key site [UCSD Only]
Indexing database for anthropology, archaeology & related topics. Indexes articles in 2500+ scholarly journals, 1870 to present. Combines databases: Anthropological Literature (Harvard/Tozzer) and Anthropological Index (Royal Anthropological Institute).

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Key site [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.

Factiva Key site [UCSD Only]
Factiva.com provides access to over 8,000 sources including: * 1,000+ Global and local newspapers * 3,000+ Journals and magazines * 30,000+ Company Reports Factiva.com delivers content in 22 languages.

GenderWatch Key site [UCSD Only]
A full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. 1970s-present.

Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS Online) Key site
1935-present. A bibliography of books, journal articles, proceedings in social sciences and humanities, edited by scholars selected by the Library of Congress.

Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS Web) Key site
1990-present. A bibliography of books, journal articles, proceedings in social sciences and humanities, edited by scholars selected by the Library of Congress.

HAPI: Hispanic American Periodicals Index Key site [UCSD Only]
1970-present. Lists journal articles on Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the U.S.

Historical Abstracts Key site [UCSD Only]
1954-present. International database for research on history of all regions (except the U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the current decade. For U.S. and Canada use America History and Life.

JSTOR Key site [UCSD Only]
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 500 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years not included.

LexisNexis Academic Key site [UCSD Only]
Thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary. Former name: Academic Universe.

MLA International Bibliography Key site [UCSD Only]
The primary database of citations to journal articles, monographs, book chapters, and dissertations in the fields of non-Classical literatures and folklore. Important source for linguistics and non-technical aspects of theater & film. Ca. 1890-present.

PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) Key site [UCSD Only]
1972-present. Lists print and electronic articles, books, and government publications on issues of public policy, including politics, government, economy, marine policy, law.

Social Sciences Citation Index: SSCI Key site [UCSD Only]
1956-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching to more than 1700 leading social sciences journals. In many cases with searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. One of the Web of Science databases.

Sociological Abstracts Key site [UCSD Only]
1963-present. Abstracts journal articles, monographs, dissertations, conference proceedings, other research covering sociology, social work, and related social sciences. Also includes selected web resources.

Women's Studies International Key site [UCSD Only]
1972-present. Abstracts of journal articles, books and other materials drawn from a variety of women's studies databases, including Women's Studies Abstracts (1984-present).

Air University Library Index to military periodicals 1990-
Specialized index to articles on military, defense, and national security issues, 1990 to present. Global scope, including Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Print index from 1965.

Art Full Text [UCSD Only]
1984-present. Citations to journal articles on art, architecture, photography, and related disciplines.

Bibliografia Mesoamericana
Database listing books, articles & other publications on anthropology & archaeology of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador. Also includes related disciplines such as art history & linguistics.

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online [UCSD Only]
Full text of working papers, conference proceedings, policy briefs, economic indicators, and other resources in international affairs.

ClasePeriodica [UCSD Only]
CLASE indexes articles published in over 1200 Latin American journals in the social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers over 1400 Latin American journals in science and technology. The merged database has over 400,00 citations dating back to 1975.

EDN: EINIRAS Database Network
Article database for international relations and area studies. The cooperative project is carried out by EINIRAS (European Information Network on International Relations and Area Studies). Contributors include COE, FIIA, CIDOB, SIPRI.

Ethnic NewsWatch [UCSD Only]
1960-present. Full text U.S. ethnic community newspapers, newsletters, magazines. Includes African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian-Pacific, European-American, Hispanic, Jewish, Native-American. Searchable in English and Spanish.

JOLIS Catalog of the World Bank/IMF
References to literature of international economics, development, and finance, from the catalog of the Joint World Bank-International Monetary Fund Library. Includes books, journal articles (1980-present), working papers, conferences, technical reports.

PAIS Archive [UCSD Only]
1915-1976. Lists articles, books, and government publications on issues of public policy, including politics, government, economy, marine policy, law.

Periodicals Archive Online [UCSD Only]
1665-2000. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English.

Periodicals Index Online [UCSD Only]
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language.

Social Science Research Network
Searchable database of working papers and published articles. Strengths include economics, finance, management, Latin America, law, accounting. Includes abstracts and many downloadable full text documents. Check Roger for access to fee-based titles.

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean [UCSD Only]
Provides access to research across the humanities and social sciences both for current Latin America and the Caribbean as well as a historical perspective. It includes primary source documents, audio, videos, maps, and statistical data.