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Note: Access via Ebscohost Oct 2012
A comprehensive bibliographic index representing all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos. The Chicano Database provides extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s. Records added since 1992 have expanded the scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants. Portions of the Chicano Database have been published as the Chicano Periodical Index, covering 1967-1988; the Chicano Index, of articles and books added since 1989; Arte Chicano: An Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965-1981; the Chicano Anthology Index; and the Chicana Studies Index: Twenty Years of Gender Research, 1971-1991. The database is produced by the Chicano Studies Collection, Ethnic Studies Library, University of California at Berkeley. (Updated quarterly)
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Indexes 20 Spanish journals (published in Spain) on Latin American topics, including history. Made available for free from Spain's Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas.
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Like JSTOR? You might want to also try Periodicals Archive Online.
JSTOR, originally funded by the Mellon Foundation, began as an effort to ease the increasing space problems faced by libraries by converting back issues of paper journals into electronic formats that would allow savings in space, improved access to journal content and offer a possible solution to preservation problems associated with storing paper volumes.
Upon completion, Latin American Newspapers will include approximately 35 fully searchable newspapers printed throughout Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries. [Notable Title List]
Provides access to the Table of Contents of 950 Latin American periodicals. A component of the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (ARL), University of Texas at Austin.
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Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1861, and more than 55,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Full-text Temple University dissertations from as far back as the 1950's are included along with 24-page previews of thousands of other dissertations.
Proquest Dissertations & Theses @ Temple University is a subset of the larger database, including only dissertations and theses from Temple University.
Offers the complete text of over 20,000 articles from 200 journals. Title coverage includes Revista Brasileira de Historia, Revista Mexicana del Caribe, and Signo Historicos, among others. Made available for free from the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico. Note: Limit your search in WorldCat to the library code RALYC to search RedALyC content in that catalog.
SSRN's email abstracting journals cover 100 different subject areas. The Abstract Database contains information on over 76,100 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers. The Electronic Paper collection currently contains over 52,000 downloadable electronic documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.
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Note: Access now includes Book Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1994-present), Current Chemical Reactions (1994-present), and Index Chemicus (1994-present)
Includes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), 1900-present; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), 1956-present; Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A & HCI), 1975-present.
World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean serves the needs of students and researchers by bringing together in a single place a rich collection of primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news feeds covering the region; reference articles and commentary; maps and statistics; audio and video; and more.