Digital collection of over 1,200 books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera covering the history of the Caribbean Islands. Can be searched or browsed by subject, genre, place of publication, language, etc.
A searchable annotated bibliography of articles, books and reports on Latin America. Produced by the Library of Congress.
Digest covering a broad range of Latin American news and media. Topics include economy & business, politics, Latin America & US, and travel & tourism.
Collection of digitized Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Features titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere. Most of the content is in Spanish, with some in Portuguese or English.
In depth articles on major topics and trends relating to the study of Latin American history. Written (and periodically updated) by scholars and peer-reviewed.
Collection of seven different document archives covering the American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism, Evangelism in Africa (1835-1910), Freedom Riders in the South (1961), Foreign Relations Between the U.S. and Latin America and the Caribbean States (1930-44), Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers (1942-45), the National Farm Worker Ministry (1939-85), the Mexican Revolution (1910-24), the National Domestic Workers Union (1965-79), and the U.S. Civilian Advisory Effort in Vietnam (1950-54).
A portal providing access to digital resources from various Latin American and Iberian national libraries. Collections include maps, prints, drawings, and photographs, manuscripts, sound recordings, and incunabula amongst others.
Executive branch serial documents issued by Brazil’s national government between 1821 and 1993, and by its provincial governments from the earliest available to the end of the first Republic in 1930.
Information on the lives of Caribbeans and Afro-Latin Americans who are historically significant. Covers the entire Caribbean, and the Afro-descended populations throughout Latin America, including people who spoke and wrote Creole, Dutch, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Pamphlets, flyers, posters, postcards, and other ephemera created by social activists, non-governmental organizations, government agencies, political parties, public policy think tanks, and other types of organizations to publicize their views, positions, agendas, policies, events, and activities. The majority of materials are from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Venezuela, but almost every country in Latin America and the Caribbean is represented.
Collection of digitized documents, books, newspapers, and other materials relating to Caribbean culture and history.
Collections of declassified documents covering US policy decisions around nuclear escalation and non-proliferation, the space race and military uses of space, and the Cuban missile crisis. Also includes collections of documents covering US foreign policy in relation to: Argentina; China; Colombia; Cuba; Mexico; South Africa; and North and South Korea.
"Collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820."
Coverage: 1534 - 1850
Online collection of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters. It has been indexed to allow for unique browsing and searching (e.g. by type of flora or fauna, encounters between groups of peoples, specific events or places, etc.).
Indexes journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations on the history of the world, except the United States and Canada. Subjects include diplomatic history, economics, international relations, and political science.
Skillman Library's list of select, online resources related to Latin American history.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Database of links to open access digitized collections of primary sources that relate to Latin America and the Caribbean. Maintained by SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials).
Database of literary and cultural journals published in the Hispanophone Caribbean and Latin America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Note that access to some titles is limited, but Lafayette users have access to all restricted titles identified as being available from the Center for Research Libraries or CRL.
This gateway site from the University of Texas is one of the most comprehensive Web sites for Latin American studies. Information is organized by subject or by country.
Gateway to online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean.
Research, opinion polls (national and global), and news coverage on politics, religion, immigration, demography, and the media. Includes daily tracking of policy trends by state. Its Hispanic Center focuses on the U.S. Hispanic population and its growing impact on the nation.
Database of political information, documents, and links on Western Hemisphere politics, focusing on Latin America. From the Center for Latin American Studies (Georgetown Univ.) and the Organization of American States.
Part of the American Memory project from the Library of Congress, this site focuses on writings about the early history of Puerto Rico.
Streaming collection of feature films spanning the silent era through contemporary international cinema. Covers classic and contemporary cinema from Africa, Asia (primarily China, Japan, and India), Europe (including Soviet films), Latin America, and the Middle East.