By selecting Acervo > Busca and setting up a free account, one can search for citations and full-text documentation, including transcripts of manuscripts, documents, and interviews. Excellent for building bibliographies and accessing full-text material.
The goal of this project is to improve access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America by research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and peripheral agencies. It encompasses working documents, pre-prints, research papers, statistical documents, and other difficult-to-access materials that are not controlled by commercial publishers. Using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH), the portal service will make these valuable research resources accessible in digital repositories.
WNA Latin American Newspapers is part of the World Newspaper Archive (Rewadex, a division of Newsbank) and in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries includes dates and eras, languages, places of publication, and newspaper titles of Latin American Newspapers. The collection contains more than 1.2 million pages of content.
World History: The Modern Era (covering history from the Renaissance to today) is the latest update of the reference standard of electronic history reference materials for students and researchers seeking accurate, authoritative, and comprehensive materials on modern history.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers early human history around the globe - from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Includes Egypt, Asia, Ancient Greece, Abcient Rome, The Byzantime Empire,The Islamic World, Africa, The Americas, Central and East Asia, and medieval Europe.
U.S. Declassified Documents Online (formerly Declassified Documents Reference System) provides online access to more than 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more. Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS).
The most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to US foreign and military policy. The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 42 collections consisting of over 103,000 indexed documents, with more than 719,000 total pages.
The Serial Set is a collection of U.S. Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress. It includes Congressional reports and documents as well as executive agency and departmental reports ordered to be printed by Congress. The LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection is powerfully indexed, easy to use, and lets you search across multiple other collections in the LexisNexis Congressional platform for more comprehensive results. LexisNexis Serial Set coverage begins in 1789 and will be ongoing.
published in the city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico, June, 1544, by Right Rev. Juan Zumárraga, first bishop of Mexico. To which are added The earliest books in the New world, by Rev. Zephyrin Englehardt [!] and A technical appreciation of the first American printers, by Stephen H. Horgan, edited by Thomas F. Meehan.
"This Web site, based on the book Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822–2012, contains biographical profiles of former Hispanic Members of Congress, links to information about current Hispanic Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Hispanic Members of Congress, and images of each individual Member, including rare photos."
serves as the gateway to information on parts of the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage: Spain and Portugal, the indigenous cultures of Latin American and the Caribbean, as well as the peoples of Portuguese or Spanish heritage in North America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
Combining data from across the globe, this project is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and is hosted by the Emory University Digital Library Research Initiative. Provides an interactive website and database with access to digitized maps, images, and an African names database.
Exhibit of multi-format ethnographic materials (including texts and audio recordings) documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado.
A miscellany of maps including NOAA charts, satellite images, and rare 18th and 19th century maps. Requires downloading software to use some images, but worth the effort. Cartography Associates, Some rights reserved. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geographies, maritime charts, and a variety of separate maps including pocket, wall, children's and manuscript maps.
Exhibition homepage for the Library of Congress' "Exploring the Early Americas" exhibition. Selections from the more than 3,000 rare maps, documents, paintings, prints, and artifacts that make up the Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress
Vanderbilt University's LAPOP carries out surveys of public opinion in the Americas. Every two years it carries out the AmericasBarometer survey (which FSU subscribes to), which currently covers all 26 Latin American countires in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Each year also it publishes dozens of academic studies and policy-relevant papers on more focused topics.
A project of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University in collaboration with the Organization of American States. This database includes information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to the strengthening of democracy in the region.
Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) was established to promote the common interests of the hemisphere, raise the visibility of regional affairs and increase the importance of the inter-American relationship, as well as encourage the formulation of rational and constructive U.S. policies towards Latin America.
This site includes links to Huber and Stephens' publications as well as the data used for such scholarship. Huber and Stephens have done important work on political organization, economic development, and the welfare state in Latin America.