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Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

Hapi Online Restricted Access
Coverage: 1970-present. A source for journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.  Many articles in Spanish.

Historical Abstracts Restricted Access
Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women`s history, history of education, and more.

HLAS Online--Handbook of Latin American Studies Unrestricted Access
Coverage: 1935-present. A bibliography of journals and books on Latin America covering topics in both the humanities and social sciences.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Restricted Access
Coverage: 1951-present. Indexes and asbstracts social science and interdisciplinary research. For book reviews, search title of book and REVIEW in Publication Type.

JSTOR Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Access World News - International Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies, generally 1980s-- . A multi-disciplinary database, with especially strong news, business and legal material.

Zona Latina: Latin American Newspapers Unrestricted Access
A portal to Latin American Newspapers all over the world
Perry Castaneda Library Map Collection Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Maps produced by the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency, unless otherwise indicated.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture Restricted Access Some full text available
2008 ed. Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

Cambridge Histories Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Currently the collection contains more than 258 digitized volumes  from the esteemed Cambridge Histories series covering 15 subject areas. Useful for locating background information in almost any subject in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences.

Brazil: A global studies handbook Restricted Access Some full text available
2007 ed. An introduction to Brazil—its history, the evolution of its society and culture, and the staggering variety of peoples and landscapes within its borders.

Europa World Plus Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: current. the online version of the Europa World Year Book, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Countries & Their Cultures Restricted Access Some full text available
2001 ed. Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures Restricted Access Some full text available
1996 ed. Lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. It is the one of the primary resources for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on most cultures. Additional cultures are covered in the supplement (which is a separate resource)

Encyclopedia of World Cultures Supplement Restricted Access Some full text available

Encyclopedia of Food & Culture Restricted Access Some full text available
2002 ed. Presents articles on food and its place in human culture and society, including entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines.

Pop Culture Latin America! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. A survey of contemporary Latin American popular culture, covering topics that range from music and film to popular festivals and fashion.

Historic Cities of the Americas: an Illustrated Encyclopedia Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. Explores the history of the Americas through the birth and development of the hemisphere`s great cities. Also includes rare maps, prints, and photographs.

Encyclopedia of contemporary Latin American and Caribbean cultures Case Ref F1406 .E515 2000 vols. 1-3 Restricted Access
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000

Encyclopedia of Latin American politics Case Ref F1410 .E56 2002 Restricted Access
Westport, Conn. : Oryx Press, 2002

Oxford Art Online Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images

Oxford Music Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: current. Includes the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (Grove's), the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, the Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music. Also contains musical examples available in sound and notated examples, links to sound examples via Classical Music Library and DRAM, and links to music bibliographies in the RILM database.

Data & statistics
OECD iLibrary Books Papers and Statistics Restricted Access Some full text available
1998+    The OECD iLibrary contains books, articles, and statistics on international economics.  In addition to the data, it contains analysis.  Users can browse by theme or country.  One can perfom searches across all the content or restrict searches to specific content - e.g. just statistical data.  The resource also provides a number of tools to allow users to reformat the data and create charts.

Data (World Bank) Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Recognizing that transparency and accountability are essential to development, the World Bank Group provides free access to its comprehensive set of data on living standards around the globe--some 2,000 indicators, including hundreds that go back 50 years. The data is available in Arabic, French, and Spanish in addition to English.

International Financial Statistics Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1900-present. Provides time series data for balance of payments,banking, exchange rates, interest rates, employment, and other economic concepts. (note: there are multiple libraries of data at the IMF eLibrary site - Colgate only subscribes to the International Financial Statistics - we do not subscribe to the other data libraries)

Statistical yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean Case Reference HA751 .A58 Restricted Access
Print reference source from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

International historical statistics: the Americas 1750-2005 Case Ref HA175 .M55 2007 Restricted Access
A useful compendium of historical statistics.
Visualizing Cultures (MIT) Unrestricted Access Resource contains images
Topical units to date focus on Japan in the modern world and early-modern China. Images of every sort are introduced and examined here—in partnership with contributing institutions and collections, and with the collaboration of experts devoted to transcending the printed word and hard-bound text.

Web sites
Columbia International Affairs Online - CIAO Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1991-present. A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.

Political Database of the Americas Unrestricted Access Some full text available
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 institutions like the Secretariat for Political Affairs of the Organization of American States and FLACSO-Chile. PDBA offers centralized 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.

Relics and Selves: Iconographies of the National in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, 1880-1890 Unrestricted Access
Visual sources from the late 19th century

World Digital Library Unrestricted Access
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

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