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When accessing subscription databases from off-campus, you will be asked to sign in using your campus username and password. If you have any problems accessing library resources from off campus, please contact Rebecca Ciota or Tony Lewis.
Fully integrated and cross-searchable collection of over 135 academic dictionaries providing short-entry content, as well as many of Oxford’s encyclopedias and companions and other scholarly works.
Print Location: Ref D20 .A43x 1995
A bibliography on Latin America edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Provides access to future, current, and retrospective volumes of the Handbook.
Digital repository of complete full-text backfiles of several hundred scholarly journals in the Arts & Sciences, Health & General Sciences, and Ecology & Botany, except for the most recent two to five years.
Indexes 2,000 journals published worldwide covering the history of the United States and Canada. Includes some full text. Coverage includes articles, book and media reviews, and abstracts of dissertations.
Database of scientific journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and Portugal with articles in Spanish and Portuguese.
1915-present. Index of scholarly and non-scholarly articles, books, government documents, reports, and more, covering global public policy and social issues, from the Public Affairs Information Service.
Access to the full text of approximately 350 scholarly electronic journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
1978-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from nearly 4,000 United States and international newspapers, news services, magazines, blogs, transcripts, and more. To get to the international newspapers, use the "World" link under Shortcuts in the left sidebar.
An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in the United States.
The New York Times is one of the leading news providers in the U.S. This link goes to a page with options for accessing the New York Times in the Grinnell College Libraries.
Fully searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times of London, including text, images, editorials, and advertisements.
1690-1922. Electronic editions-of-record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers compiled in a single database. Paid ads are excluded.
Includes collections of primary source material. Many collections are digitized; other materials may be ordered through ILL and will typically arrive in about three days.
Before 1000 BCE to the present. Catalog of millions of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide, maintained by the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). The best way to identify resources beyond Grinnell College's collections.
" The Americas collection strives to represent the full range and complexity of the Americas history by bringing together key documents that examine political and cultural relationships from a hemispheric perspective. Its goal is to represent the full range and complexity of a multilingual “Americas” that includes Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America from the beginning of colonization to the present." From the Rice Digital Scholarship Archive.
Contains 39 collections consisting of over 100,000 meticulously indexed declassified government documents, covering critical world events and U.S. policy decisions from post-World War II to the present. Bibliographies, chronologies, glossaries, overviews, and photographs are included.
Provides links to open access digitized collections of primary sources related to Latin America and the Caribbean. The materials listed are freely available to the public and were created or are hosted at academic institutions around the world. Categories of primary sources include "Historical Texts by Country," "Statistics," "Recorded or Audiovisual Sources," "Visual Material by Country," and "Miscellaneous."
CRL's collection of documents and resources on Latin American history. Many collections are digitized; other materials may be ordered through ILL and will typically arrive in about three days.
More than 5,000 titles including many scarce and unique Latin American pamphlets published during the 19th and the early 20th centuries. Chile, Cuba, Bolivia and Mexico are the countries most heavily represented in this collection
Print Location: Burling Reference HA 175 .M55 2003
Social, economic, environmental, demographic, and technology-related statistics.
Constantly updated, AP Images provides access to millions of primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Also provides audio, video, graphics, and interactives. This database may be used for educational purposes only.
Searchable database of images applicable to many different times, cultures, and disciplines. Also includes local Physics and Botany image collections. Use individual log-in for off-campus access.
Search images available on the World Wide Web.
Affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin, LANIC provides access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
The Latin American Migration Project (LAMP) is a multidisciplinary research effort between investigators in various countries of Latin America and the United States. LAMP is currently based at Princeton University and the University of Guadalajara.
This style guide contains information on the Chicago Manual of Style method of document formatting and citation. These resources follow the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, which was issued in September 2010.
Print Location: Reserves Z253 .U69 2010
The style manual commonly used for History.
Online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store, and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.
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