|Search multiple databases including Historical Abstracts to find secondary sources -- scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on Latin American history (1450-present).|
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the full text in another database.
Use Journal Finder if you have a citation and need to find the full text journal.
Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
Sponsored by the University of Texas (Austin), this site provides links to information about Latin American countries.
Search the SMC Library Catalog:
If you find a book the library does not own, submit an interlibrary loan request.
Specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference works can provide good background information on your topic.
Use Reference Universe to search for other reference material in the library's collection.
Primary Sources are original records created at the time historical events occurred.
Search the following subject headings in WorldCat:
2. Search Internet sites for primary sources. Consult Translation Resources if needed.
Database of full-text ethnographies on ethnic, cultural, religious, and natural groups worldwide which includes some primary source materials.
Latin American Travelogues
Digital collection of Latin American travel accounts written in the 16th-19th centuries sponsored by Brown University.
Exploring the Early Americas
Library of Congress online exhibition.
Biblioteca Digital Hispánica
Digitized texts and images from the Biblioteca Nacional de España including specialized collections on Latin America and Latin American Independence.
Latin American Pamphlet Digital Collection
Digitized pamphlets from Harvard University documenting the struggle for independence in the Latin American colonies.
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
Searchable datasets of documented slave voyages between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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