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Getting Started Guide: Latin American and Caribbean Studies  

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Use these resources to find articles:

Prisma and HAPI Online are fully integrated-- Prisma offers key titles that are indexed in HAPI Online and incorporates HAPI indexing directly into the database. Each is produced by different providers using different algorithms however, so search results differ. Try both!   

  • Prisma
    An index to social science and humanities journal literature about Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. Hispanic populations. More than 650 journals are indexed, with 200 titles currently available in full-text. The Prisma search interface is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and searches may also be conducted in all three languages.
  • HAPI Online
    The Web version of the Hispanic American Periodicals Index, HAPI Online indexes more than 500 social science and humanities journals with information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States. Coverage from 1970 to the present.

More detailed help:

Selected Basic Resources for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 

Selected Resources for Latin American History

Spanish American Literature: A Guide to Selected Resources

All MSU E-Resources in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

This Getting Started Guide is intended to point you to the primary database(s) you need to find articles on this topic. It is not a complete list of sources for any subject. If you do not find what you need please Ask a Librarian, contact the subject specialist in this area:  Mary Jo Zeter, or view other MSU Library Research Guides. To find books, search the MSU Libraries' catalog.





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