Answered By: John Harvard
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2016     Views: 90



To improve your results in in HOLLIS+, Academic Search Premier, and other multidisciplinary resources, try adding some of the following terms:  

  • Latin America, Latin American
  • Caribbean
  • Names of individual countries (Brazil, Argentina)




Lynn Shirey and Anna Esty, the library liaisons for Latin American Studies, are available to support researchers via email or in-person consultation..


The Library Research Guide for Latin American Studies points to many useful resources.




Handbook of Latin American Studies contains records describing experts’ selections of books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin American studies. Some content is full text.


HAPI The Hispanic American Periodicals Index contains citations to articles from more than 400 scholarly journals on Latin American and U.S. Hispanic topics published worldwide, from 1970 to the present.


Chicano Database identifies all types of material on Mexican-American topics and about Chicanos from 1967 to the present. Records added since 1992 have expanded the scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American immigrants

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