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Latino Studies Research Guide   Tags: hispanic, in-depth, latin american, latino studies, research  

Selected indexes, e-journals and websites in Latino Studies; in-depth resources
Last Updated: May 28, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Off-Campus Access

Most of our indexes, ejournals, and full-text articles can be accessed off-campus using your ISU Borrower ID and password.  See Set your Library password for more information. 

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Welcome!  This Guide will help you with research in Latino Studies!  The Guide identifies some of the major research tools for finding articles, research materials, and information in libraries and on the web that are relevant to Latino Studies.  

Please contact me if you have any questions or need assistance using any of the tools listed here or help finding the information you need!

Susan Vega García
Head of Instruction
Race & Ethnic Studies Subject Librarian
Associate Professor

Quick Start: Find Articles

Items listed here are basic research tools useful for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles relevant to US Latino studies.

  • Hispanic Americans Periodical Index (HAPI)
    Your number 1 choice for finding scholarly articles about US Latinos and Latin Americans! Includes some full-text; articles are in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and other languages.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Full-text articles from U.S. racial and ethnic minority newspapers, news magazines, and some journals. Latino newspapers in Spanish and English are included.
  • Informe!
    Spanish-language full-text articles from popular magazines and some scholarly journals. Great choice for current events in Spanish!

Important Journals Online

A few key research journals:  

To find more, search Quick Search.  You can also use Journals A-Z to locate many more Latino Studies online journals and magazines.

  • Aztlán
    Major Chicano studies journal, newly online. Print back issues are available in the Library: Gen Coll E184 M5 A98 (1970- ); PER RM E184 M5 A98 (most recent issues).
  • Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences
    Current issues online; back issues (1994- ) available in print in the Library: Gen Coll RC451.5 H57 H58
  • Latino Studies
    Major scholarly journal with a focus on Latino issues in the social sciences & humanities.

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