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LIBRARY GUIDE TO History - Latin America

Background information
The Cambridge History of Latin America (online)
and other books in the  Cambridge Histories series

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
(print, Ref.F 1406 .E53 2008)
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General resources
Unrestricted Resource Handbook of Latin American Studies
The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Source: LC HLAS website.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, the history of education, and more. Provides indexing of more than 1700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955. How to export to RefWorks

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR
Archives the full-text of articles from numerous history journals and journals in Latin American studies

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE
Also includes journals in Latin American history.

Latin American Open Archives Portal: provides access to working documents, pre-prints, research papers, statistical documents, and other difficult-to-access materials in the social sciences produced in Latin America.

LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center): guide to Latin American resources online

SciELO: journals from 14 Latin American countries
Major journals in Latin American history
Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents: search the tables of content of over 800 academic journals published in Latin America
Primary sources about Latin America
Images Texts Latin American and Caribbean Digital Primary Sources: list of online primary sources (texts and images)  on Latin American and Caribbean history
Primary sources
Primary sources on Caribbean history Primary sources on Cuban history
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