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Latina/o Studies

Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Complete  
    Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this database covers a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
  • America History & Life
    Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. 
  • Education Source  
    Full text resource covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. Includes the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. Covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Ethnic NewsWatch is a resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives.
  • SocINDEX
    Provides extensive coverage of sociology, social work, anthropology, criminology, political science and related topics. Provides abstracts for 1,300+ "core" journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, also provides data mined from more than 450 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,900 "selective" coverage journals. Extensive indexing of books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included, and searchable cited references are provided.

Primary Resources and Statistics

  • American Community - Hispanics : 2004
    The 2004 Census results dealing specifically with the Hispanic Population in America.
  • Civil Rights Data Collection
    Education access and equity data collected from United States public schools.
  • Digital Library of the Caribbean
    The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections. dLOC comprises collections that speak to the similarities and differences in histories, cultures, languages and governmental systems.
  • El Centro Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College CUNY
    The Data Center is Centro’s repository of data on Puerto Ricans in the United States. It strives to provide comprehensive sources for socio-economic and demographic data on the Puerto Rican population.
  • Human Relations Area File - World Cultures
    eHRAF World Cultures is an online cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized by cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.
  • Latin American Migration Project
    The Latin American Migration Project (LAMP) is a multidisciplinary research effort between investigators in various countries of Latin America and the United States. LAMP is currently based at Princeton University and the University of Guadalajara. LAMP's purpose is to research tho migration flows originating in Latin American countries.
  • Latin American Network Information Center
    LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is part of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Latino Studies - Oral History Collections
    Oral History Collections compiled by Rutgers University.
  • Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project
    The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project, launched in 2001, seeks to improve public understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation. The project conducts public opinion surveys that aim to illuminate Latino views on a range of social matters and public policy issues, including its annual National Survey of Latinos.
  • Smithsonian Latino Center
    The Smithsonian Latino Center ensures that Latino contributions to the arts, sciences, and humanities are highlighted, understood, and advanced through the development and support of public programs, research, museum collections, and educational opportunities at the Smithsonian Institution.
  • UN Statistics Division
    The UN Statistics Division compiles and disseminates all manner of global statistical data. Commodities, Demographics, Population, Social Indicators, National Accounts, etc.
  • World Bank : Data Portal
    The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.

Encyclopedias and eBooks

Images, Videos, and Music

  • Art Source  
    Includes thousands of images and full-text articles from an array of journals, books and more. International in scope, Art Source includes periodicals published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers. Includes full text from 630+ journals; 220+ books; and 63,000+ images.
  • ARTstor
    ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
  • Contemporary World Music
    Provides the sounds of all regions from every continent, for scholarship and pure enjoyment. Scholars and students will enjoy a rich and deeply indexed source for research in musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, folklore, and performance studies.
  • Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online
    Contains 9,000+ pages of material and 300+ audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

Citing and Evaluating Sources