Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Encyclopedia of Puerto Rico/ Enciclopedia de Puerto Rico

Description
A multimedia encyclopedia covering all aspects of Puerto Rican history and culture, including the experience and achievements of Puerto Ricans on the island and in the diaspora. The history and photographs of the cultural routes pertaining to the 78 municipalities of the island, as well as articles and multimedia galleries on the different aspects that define Puerto Rican culture, are included throughout the different sections. The audiovisual resources included are from the Fundacion Puertorriquena de Humanidades collections and different historical archives in Puerto Rico. The content is presented in both Spanish and English.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2005-2008
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9951
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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ProQuest Research Library

Alternative Titles
PQRL
Description

Indexes over 5,000 journals and magazines covering all fields and topics, academic and popular, beginning as early as 1971.  Provides full text for articles from over 3,600 of these journals and magazines.  Includes a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers designed to cover the top 150 core academic subject reference areas extensively.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1971 - (Varies by title.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9851
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Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Global Health (CABI)

Alternative Titles
CAB Global Health
Description

Global Health is a public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more. This database contains more than 1.2 million records dating back to 1973. Also included is the Global Health Archive, consisting of 800,000 records from 1910-1973.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1910-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9591
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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PAIS Index

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Library PressDisplay

Alternative Titles
NewspaperDirect, Newspaper Direct, ND
Library Press Display, LPD
Description

Access to issues from the last 60 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper. Some titles have "SmartNavigation" permitting individual articles to be printed out or heard in an audio version. [Access limited to 3 users at a time.]

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Most recent 60 days only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9493
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Chicano Database

Alternative Titles
Chicano Database (RLG)
Chicano Periodical Index, Chicano Index
Description
Chicano Database content includes over 67,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources including newspapers, books and book chapters. The database provides extensive depth with coverage dating back to the 1960s and selective indexing dating back to the early 1900s. Chicano Database also includes The Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database covering psychological, sociological and educational literature. The expansive content in Chicano Database enables subject coverage to be wide-ranging in scope — including art, bilingual education, education, labor, literature, mental health, law, poetry, politics and sociology — the Chicano Database gives researchers targeted access to the materials that explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender of the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1967 - Provides extensive coverage from the 1960s to the present, with selective coverage dating back to the early 1900s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9459
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Making of the Modern World,1450-1914

Alternative Titles
Making of the Modern World: The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850
Goldsmith Kress Library of Economic Literature
Making of the Modern Economy
Description

Digital and searchable editions of more than 62,000 titles that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Includes books, serials, pamphlets, essays, etc. published between 1450 and 1914.  Titles are in English as well as in 20 other languages including French, German, Portuguese, Scandinavian, Italian and Spanish. Topics covered include agriculture, commerce, finance, manufacturing, politics, slavery, social conditions, trade, and transportation.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1450-1914
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9277
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Ethnic NewsWatch

Alternative Titles
Ethnic News Watch and ENW: A History
ENW, ENW+H
Description

A full text database of 200 publications of the ethnic, minority and native press. Searchable in both English and Spanish, with titles in both languages. Includes more than 100,000 articles in Spanish and over 400,000 in English.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1960 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9175
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Informe (Gale)

Alternative Titles
¡Informe!
Description

Created for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool provides indexing, images and full text of popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines and journals.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1996- (Date varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9133
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
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Hispanic American Periodicals Index

Alternative Titles
HAPI
Description
Provides citations drawn from more than 400 journals, primarily in Spanish or English, which cover Latin America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the United States.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1970-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8961
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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