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Latino Studies

Finding articles

When researching Latin American Studies, you will want to consult the databases listed below as well as the databases on the research guides that best represent your subjects (for example Literature, Political Science, Economics, etc).


Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)

  • Information about Latin America, the Caribbean, Latin Americans & Caribbeans in the diaspora and Hispanics in the United States
  • Links to some full-text articles, but is mostly an index (use Find it @ UWG to get article)
  • Contains references to articles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German and French (limit by language if you do not want all those languages)
  • Indexes journals from 1970-present
  • Does not index books or include book chapters
  • Does not include articles about the Iberian Peninsula unless it is about relations between Iberian countries and Latin American countries
  • Only subject headings and keywords, no abstracts


America: History & Life

  • If off-campus, you must use the GALILEO password
  • History database if you want articles about US involvement in Latin America



  • Use bilingual searches in MLA if you are bilingual
  • MLA has references to articles published in journals and individual chapters published in edited books (anthologies) as well as references to monographs (books)
  • Use Find it @ UWG button to see if we have access to the full-text