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This resource indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. Coverage is international and interdisciplinary. Indexes nearly 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. The theories and practices of socialism and revolution which this database covers inlcude: Ecology; Democracy and Anarchism; Feminism and Organized Labor; Indigenous Peoples; and Gays & Lesbians.

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Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. Ethnic NewsWatch provides thousands of scholarly, full-text articles for area and ethnic studies, such as Jewish studies, African American studies, and Hispanic American studies. This database also has the largest full-text archive of Native American publications.

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HAPI is your source for authoritative, worldwide information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. From analyses of current political, economic, and social issues to unique coverage of Latin American arts and letters, HAPI Online contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 500 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world.
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America: History and Life is a bibliograpahic reference of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. It contains indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews.

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This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.

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Combines the catalogs of thousands of libraries in the US and worldwide. Brooklyn College users can use WorldCat to directly request a book on Interlibrary Loan.  There is also a free version at WorldCat.org

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The journal's interests are broad-ranging and cover the linguistic areas of Spanish, Portuguese, Galician, Catalan, Basque and Amerindian. While contributions are mainly in the areas of literature, linguistics, cultural history, film and visual arts, cultural and gender studies, it likes to reflect and engage with all aspects of 'Hispanic Studies', both traditional and modern. All articles are peer-reviewed to maintain the journal's reputation for outstanding academic quality.

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CALLALOO, the premier African Diaspora literary journal, publishes original works by, and critical studies of, black writers worldwide. The journal offers a rich mixture of fiction, poetry, plays, critical essays, cultural studies, interviews, and visual art. Frequent annotated bibliographies, special thematic issues, and original art and photography are some of the features of this highly acclaimed international showcase of arts and letters.
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A multidisciplinary, bilingual, refereed publication that welcomes scholarly articles in the humanities and the social and natural sciences, as well as interpretive essays, interviews, fiction, reviews and art, CENTRO reflects developments in the field of Puerto Rican studies. 
Past and out-of-print issues of CENTRO Journal are available free of charge (as PDF files) for reading, printing and downloading.  To access this area you must be a registered member.  Registration is free.

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Hs-SH publishes articles, research notes, book reviews, and other material that contribute to social history in Canada and elsewhere. The journal is interested in all types of social phenomena - cultural, political, economic, or demographic - without methodological, temporal or geographic restrictions. The journal gives priority to studies that explicitly integrate different subfields of social history and are innovative in sources, method or interpretation.
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Human Rights Quarterly is widely recognizedas the leader in the field of human rights. Articles written by experts from around the world and from a range of disciplines are edited to be understood by the intelligent reader. The Quarterly provides up-to-date information on important developments within the United Nations and regional human rights organizations, both governmental and non-governmental.
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National Geographic magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world's largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

 

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The mission of the journal is to expand current conversations on race and ethnicity by working across geographical and disciplinary boundaries and the theory/practice divide.

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Romani Studies features articles on the cultures of groups traditionally known as Gypsies as well as Travellers and other peripatetic groups. These groups include, among others, those referring to themselves as Rom, Roma, Romanichels, Sinti and Travellers. The journal publishes articles in history, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, art, literature, folklore and music, as well as reviews of books and audiovisual materials.

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Since 1967, Latin American Newsletters (LAN) has been a source of intelligence on political and economic developments in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Includes Meta-Indexes & General Directories, University Library Subject Guides, The Reference Desk, Databases, Environmental Studies, Economics & Development, Language Resources, Literature & Culture, Libraries & Print Archives, Centers, Additional Sites of Interest.
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Nearly 100 sites, some in Spanish, alphabetically arranged. Major sites appear on list highlighted. Covers historical and contemporary materials. Each entry includes brief annotation. Links kept up to date and new sites are noted.
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Latinamericalinks.com is a gateway to information about Latin America on the internet.
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The Latin American collection contains over 300,000 volumes and 1,500 serial titles, along with manuscripts, oral histories, maps, prints, microform materials and a variety of electronic resources.
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Includes Meta-Indexes & General Directories and National & Country Histories.
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A well organized site, set up like Yahoo. Major headings include Countries, Economy, Education, Government, Humanities, Internet & Computing, Libraries & Reference, Media & Communication, Recreation, Regional Resources Science, Social Sciences, Society & Culture, Sustainable Development. Good for research as well as everyday questions.
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Select a country or try a topic such as Arts and Humanities, Business and Economy, Government, Health, Society and Culture.

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Includes video descriptions and vendor information.
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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.
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Find books, exhibits, genealogy, periodicals, photographs and more.
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This project offers students and teachers an innovative approach to learning about the role of Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central and South American women in U.S. history.  The interactive website uses sound, animation, photographs, timelines, biographies and links to primary and secondary sources to tell stories about those who shaped America's past and present.

Biographical Resources

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This project offers students and teachers an innovative approach to learning about the role of Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central and South American women in U.S. history.  The interactive website uses sound, animation, photographs, timelines, biographies and links to primary and secondary sources to tell stories about those who shaped America's past and present.

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Within this site, teachers and students can read biographies of significant Hispanic individuals; take a Hispanic culture quiz; follow a timeline of events that helped shape the Hispanic culture; explore Hispanic holidays, musical genres and other topics with information culled from Thomson Gale resources; visit other pertinent sites and find suggestions for further readings.
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From the UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center, includes a library, museum, community center, employment center, research center, statistics center, and student center.
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The Archives of American Art pays tribute to Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) and her enduring influence on American art. Photographs and letters selected from several Archives provide a glimpse into Kahlo's public and private life and reveal the relationships and events that impacted her life and her art.
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An Internet-based news service in English about Latin America, publishing in-depth coverage of Latin American affairs since 1986. Search archive of 23,000 articles. RetaNet includes lesson plans about Latin America designed for secondary school teachers, and a teaching materials and resources database.
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A source for cultural information. In Spanish.
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The Political Database of the Americas (PDBA) is a non-governmental project of the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University in collaboration with the Department of Democratic and Political Affairs of the Organization of American States, and with the support of other institutions in the region. It offers centralized and systematized 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.
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The SocioSite is designed to get access to information and resources which are relevant for sociologists and other social scientists. It has been designed from a global point of view - it gives access to the world wide scene of social sciences.
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Promotes human rights, democracy, and social and economic justice in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes links to publications.
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Includes oral histories and guides to the manuscript collection at Barker Library. A product of the business history group in Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneurial Management Unit,