Latin American Studies - Databases

ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER    
A great starting place for any topic-- contains full text and peer-reviewed journals in many academic subject areas ... [more]
Close this window Contains over 4,700 full text journals (including over 3,600 peer-reviewed journals) in nearly all academic areas of study - social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.
Close this window Academic Search Premier formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, MLA, and more. Click on the "Cite this Article" or "Export to Bibliographic Manager" icons from an individual record, OR select a Citation Format from the drop down list when you print, email or save.
CREDO REFERENCE    
Over 300 full-text reference books online ... [more]
Close this window Access to over 300 reference books in a broad range of topic areas, from general reference to art to technology. Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, as well as subject-specific titles in a diverse range of subjects.
CQ RESEARCHER    
"Reports on 'hot' contemporary issues" ... [more]
Close this window Searchable database of weekly reports that cover coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports include an overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. CQ Researcher is an excellent place to start your research about contemporary issues or to get a topic idea. Service is limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Close this window To create a bibliographic citation of a report accessed in CQ Researcher, select the "CiteNow!" link to generate a citation based the APA, Bluebook, Chicago, or MLA citation styles.
ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT    
The Economist Intelligence Unit features economic and political coverage of over 50 countries around the world, including risk analysis, key industry insights, and Country Commerce reports.  [more]
Published by The Economist Group, the Economist Intelligence Unit offers global business research and analysis. Coverage includes economic, political, and risk analysis for over 50 countries, as well as key industry insights. The Economist Intelligence Unit features in-depth Country Commerce reports; these annually-updated reports are practical guides to a country’s business and regulatory environment, covering everything from human resources to incentives, taxes, and intellectual property law.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY    
Online access to reference favorites-- encyclopedias, biographies, business plan handbooks, company histories ... [more]
Close this window Online access to the content of reference volumes in the following subject areas: Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Library Science, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Science, Social Science, and Technology. Content includes multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Browse titles by subject area or search using keyword.
JSTOR    
A full-text, scholarly database that features the back issues of journals in the Arts & Sciences and Business ... [more]
Close this window JSTOR presents the complete runs of journals, as well as select monographs, transactions, and conference proceedings. Bryant subscribes to 3 multidisciplinary Arts and Sciences collections that include core journals in economics, history, political science, sociology, archaeology, classics, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies, languages and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, the history and study of art and architecture, and more. The Business Collection features core titles in economics and finance, including publications from leading scholarly societies and a range of critical research journals in accounting, labor relations, marketing, management, operations research, and risk assessment. Full text is typically not available for the most recent 3 - 5 years.
LEXISNEXIS Academic    
News from major U.S. and World publications, law reviews, federal, state, and international cases and codes, as well as business information ... [more]
Close this window LexisNexis includes News, Legal, and Business information. The News section covers: General News, Today's News, Business News, Legal News, Newswires & transcripts, Web Blogs, Ropers Center for Public Opinion Research, The Associated Press, Movies, Books, Music, Plays and Video reviews, Non-English Newspapers and wires, Non-English Language News, Magazine Stories, New York Times, Washington Post, Business Week, USA Today, University Wire, Major World News & Publications, Health Care News, and more.

The Legal Section covers: Law Reviews & News, Federal & State Cases, Shepard's Citations, Federal & State Codes, Tax Law, Canadian Court Cases & Legislation, European Union, Commonwealth, and Foreign Nations, and Patents information.

The Business section covers: Business and Financial News, U.S. and International Company Financial Information, Industry & Market, Accounting Literature, SEC Filings & Reports, Country Profiles/Analysis, and Company Dossiers (including user defined company comparison reports).
NEWSPAPERS    
Articles from major national and regional U.S. newspapers ... [more]
Close this window Indexes, abstracts and full-text articles from major national and regional United States newspapers such as: Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Newsday, The New York Times, Providence Journal , The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post , and more.

Some articles may not be available in full-text in this database. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window The Newspapers database formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, Harvard, MLA, and more. Select the "Cite" link, or select a citation style from the drop down list when you email or export a record.
PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY    
Articles in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and/or newspapers in broad range of academic subject areas ... [more]
Close this window ProQuest Research Library provides access to a wide range of popular academic subjects, including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, women's interest, and more. The database includes more than 3,950 scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers (with over 2,700 in full text) from 1971 forward.

Some articles may not be available in full-text in this database. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window The Proquest Research Library formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, Harvard, MLA, and more. Select the "Cite" link, or select a citation style from the drop down list when you email or export a record.
SAGE JOURNALS    
Search for articles in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology & Medicine ... [more]
Close this window Access to more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine, with some content available in full text. Select the "SAGE Content Available to Me" radio button to find full text articles available in the SAGE database.

Not all articles in the Sage database are available as full text. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window You can export citations from the Sage Journals database to EndNote : You must create an account in the Sage Journals database to export citations. Once you are logged in to the database, select the "Check item" checkbox next to the record(s) that you would like to export. You must click the red "Add to My Marked Citations" button on the right hand side before proceeding to the next page of results. When you are ready to export your citations, select the "Email/Download/Save/Print My Marked Citations" radio button, then click the red "Go" button. On the next page, click the "EXPORT/DOWLOAD to Citation Manager" button. On the next page, select the "EndNote" link and select the "Save to Disk" radio button in the popup window. You can now import your citations into EndNote.
WORLDCAT Online  
Search the collections of libraries in your community & around the world ... [more]
Close this window Search for print and electronic books, music CDs, DVDs... Worldcat is the world's foremost bibliographic database, with over 46 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. WorldCat covers bibliographic information from before 1,000 BC to the present, and includes holdings information from libraries in 45 countries.
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