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Bibliographic Databases, Indexes & Abstracts

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Government Documents and International Agreements

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History Resources

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Archival and Manuscript Materials

  • Los archivos de la historia de América: período colonial español (México: Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia, 1961. 2 vols.)SML / F1401 P35 225 (LC) Though nearly 30 years old, these two volumes remain the best single source for an introduction to the primary sources of colonial Latin America.

  • Guide to Latin American Pamphlets from the Yale University Library (Yale University Library. N.Y.: Clearwater, 1985. 7 vols.) SML / Z1431 +V34 1985 (LC) Subject catalog of pamphlets, includes 6,300 pamphlets on México, 2,000 on Perú, and 1,325 on Central and South America. Covers a wide range of subjects (e.g., playbills, speeches, biographies) on social, political, and economic conditions in Latin America from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. Serves as a guide to the microfilm collection Latin American Pamphlets from the Yale University Library.

  • Guide to Materials on Latin America in the National Archives of the United States (George S. Ulibarri. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1988. 489 p.) SML, BIB / CD3028 L37 U54 1987 (LC) A detailed introduction to the National Archives' holdings of Latin American materials in all formats. Arranged by branch (legislative, executive, judicial) and by department, this well- organized guide describes each set of records in detail. An excellent source for the study of official U.S. involvement in Latin America.

  • A Handbook of Latin American and Caribbean National Archives: Guía de los archivos nacionales de América Latina y el Caribe (Ann Keith Nauman. Detroit: Blaine Ethridge Books, 1983. 127 p.) SML / CD3680 +N38 1983 (LC) Contains brief entries for 56 national archives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Latin America in Basic Historical Collections: a working guide (Russell H. Bartley... [et al.]. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, [1972]. 217 p.) SML, SUB / Z1601 +B37 (LC) A compilation of brief descriptions of repositories throughout the world principally archives and libraries holding Latin American historical materials.

  • Research Guide to Central America and the Caribbean (Kenneth J. Grieb, ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985. 431 p.) SML / Z1595 R47 1985 (LC) Identifies and describes the archival and library resources relating to Central America and the Caribbean, located in the United States, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America.

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International Organizations


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News Sources

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Economic and Statistical Data

WWW Gateways for Latin American Information

Directories and Guides
  • Caribbean Amerindian Centrelink - provides links to educational resources, documents and archaeological sites. Focuses on Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Vincent, Dominica, Belize, Suriname and Venezuela as well as the Taino population in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, New York, New Jersey and Florida.
  • Latin World - tri-lingual directory of Internet resources on Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes a search engine.
  • Search Engine Colossus - international directory of search engines arranged by country.


The Brazilian Hour -

A well-renowned international radio program, was launched in 1978 and has been continuously produced at the cultural sector of the Brazilian Consulate of Los Angeles. We are pleased to inform that the program will initiate a new phase with the launching of a user-friendly and informative website thatwill include programming in 4 languages, Portuguese, Spanish, English and French. The site will also provide a novelty aspect that includes the Brazilian Hour Internet TV, presenting original music and interviews and calendar of events. One of the newest features available will be the Brazilian Hour web radio offering 24 hour music selections and special features on composers, music styles and new Brazilian music releases.

Cuba México
  • México Online - directory of Internet resources.
  • México Web - annotated directory of Internet resources. In Spanish.
  • PROFMEX - "non-profit research organization that conducts independent analysis of Mexico's "model" of development and its role in world affairs."
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