Latin American Studies Research Guide
Archival Collections/Primary Sources
TARO - Database of finding aids/descriptions of the Benson’s archival holdings, in addition to holdings from archives across the state of Texas.
World Scholar Archive: Latin America and the Caribbean – manuscripts, newspapers, maps and other primary source documents related to Latin America
ArchiveGrid – Search for holdings from archives across the county
Digital National Security Archive Close to 100,000 U.S. government documents related to Latin American
Latin American Newspapers
Latin American Newstand – Full-text newspaper database, covers 2005-present
Latin American Newspapers – Full text newspaper database, covers 1805-1922
Independent Mexico in Newspapers, the 19th Century, Guide to the Microfilm set
Revolutionary Mexico in Newspapers, 1900-1929 - Guide to the Microfilm Set
Core Latin American Studies Sources
Gale Virtual Ref Library – Encyclopedia articles provide overviews of topics, events, people and more
Cambridge Histories Online – Core overviews of regional histories, including Latin America
See the reference collection in reading room of the library for more reference materials
Finding articles – general databases
Academic Search Complete - General database with articles about any topic. Great starting place.
JStor – Over 1000 leading academic journals from every subject area.
Dissertation and Theses: Full Text – More than 90% of all dissertations published in the U.S., many full text.
Finding articles – Latin American databases
Handbook of Latin American Studies – Citations to articles, books, chapters and conference proceedings related to Latin America
Hispanic American Periodicals Index Online (HAPI) – Citations to articles, essays and book reviews relating to Latin America
Clase and Periódica/Fuente Academica – Full text of online journals published in Latin America and Spain
Redalyc - Full text social science materials published in Latin America
CLACSO – Full text science materials published in Latin America
SciELO – Full text science materials published in Latin America
UT Libraries Catalog - Books and documents owned by the UT Austin
Google Books – The majority of the Benson’s circulating collection searchable, though much of it not available full-text