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Use these core databases (ranked in order of relevance) to find articles in the field of Latin American Studies. If you need additional help selecting an article database for your topic, contact us for assistance.

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  1. Articles published in over 350 English-language periodicals. Topics include: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Communications, Community Health, Economics, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Planning & Public Administration, Religion & Theology, Minority Studies, Performing Arts, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies etc.
  2. Books, journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities.
  3. Citation information and abstracts for journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, and dissertations. Covers: anthropological linguistics; applied linguistics; descriptive linguistics; discourse analysis; language - pathological and normal; learning disabilities; nonverbal communication; phonetics; phonology; and psycholinguistics.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. In-depth analysis and policy recommendations on development in agriculture, the role of the state, transition economies, and labor to infrastructure, health, the environment, and poverty.
  3. Citations with abstracts to economics journals, books, and working papers. Coverage includes Accounting, Business Finance and Investment, Consumer Economics, Economic Growth, Health Economics, Industry Studies, International Economics, Labor, Natural Resources, Urban and Regional Economics, and Welfare Programs
  4. Current research and policy documents on international development issues.
  5. Comprehensive coverage (over 1,900 journals) in environmental and many related disciplines. Also available is fulltext access to over 200 monographs.
  6. Full-text books, periodical articles, manuscripts, site reports, dissertations and theses on archaeological traditions from around the world. Use the 3-digit codes to quickly search data on a subject.
  7. Books, articles, and manuscripts on cultures of the world, past and present. A research tool for archaeologists, anthropologists, sociologists and beyond. Note for the Collection of Ethnography: the online version includes more recent source materials; the microfiche version retains older sources (before the annual installment 42).
  8. Open access to over 100 000 texts and audio, photographs and videos about the social sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean from the Consejo Latinamericano de Ciensas Sociales (CLASCO).
  9. Lists key books, articles, and other sources on a wide variety of subjects via annotated and curated bibliographies. An excellent starting point for locating important literature and scholarly sources on a topic. Focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  10. Worlds most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Historic and ongoing coverage.
  11. Search or browse a wide variety of sources on research methods, including ebooks, articles, reference sources, and videos. Also includes research tools and instructional content.
  12. Videos on all aspects of the research process and methods. Also covers practical skills such as project management and writing for publication.
  13. Broad coverage of social science journals.
  14. Abstracts of journal articles, books, chapters, association papers, dissertations, and book, film, and software reviews related to theoretical and applied social sciences.
  15. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
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