Latin American Studies
Academic Web Links - Useful for Library
- Department of Latin
American Studies (CSLA). This interdisciplinary program offers
students a broad background encompassing the historical, political,
social, cultural, economic, and geographic aspects and language of the
region, with an emphasis on the social sciences. This web sites provides
links to the faculty participating in this program along with catalog
descriptions, application information, and more.
Librarian's Latin American Resources. Alphabetical listing of links
to a variety of sources available on the Web.
- Handbook of Latin American
Studies. A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works
selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of
the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates
annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more
than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for
inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1935, the
Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available
Resources for Latin America. Created by the New Mexico State
American and Caribbean Government Documents Project. Introduces a
project that organizes and describes Latin American and Caribbean
official documents appearing on the Internet.
American Cinema Guide. This page provides links to a variety of web sites on Latin American cinema.
They include the Caribbean in their definition of Latin America and cinema includes all formats for film, be it video, dvd, etc. Coverage also includes U.S. Latino cinema.
- Latin American Network
Information Center (LANIC). Affiliated with the Institute of Latin
American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, LANIC's primary
objective is to facilitate access to Internet-based information on,
from, or about Latin American.
- Latin American Studies
Association. The largest professional association in the world for
individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. It
provides access to the Latin American Research Review and the LASA
- Latin American
Studies Southeast Region (LASER)/ Library Collections in the
Southeast. Provides links to the library websites and catalogs of
several major Latin American research collections in the Southeast
United States and Puerto Rico who are members of LASER, a regional
- Latin American Video Archives
(LAVA). An online searchable database and ordering service which
includes thousands of Latin American titles. Collections of hundreds of
U. S. and foreign distributions and individual film/video makers are
brought together in one database. LAVA also has a student internship
- Nettie Lee Benson
Latin American Collection. A specialized research library on the
campus of the University of Texas at Austin focusing on materials from
and about Latin America and on materials relating to Spanish-speaking
peoples of the United States.
- Society for Latin American
Studies. Founded in 1964 this is the principal association in the
United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Latin American
University Libraries - Latin American & Iberian Collections.
Provides links to Stanford's library resources and other resources
- UCLA Latin American
Center. On the UCLA campus, this Title VI National Resource Center
sponsors interdisciplinary research, coordinates bachelor's and master's
degree program in Latin American Studies, issues publications, and hosts
events for the campus community and general audiences.