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1 History 3724: Latin American Studies Resources Frederic Murray Assistant Professor MLIS, University of British Columbia BA, Political Science, University of Iowa Instructional Services Librarian Al Harris Library

2 Andres Perez de Ribas

3 History of the triumphs of our holy faith amongst the most barbarous and fierce peoples of the New World Jesuit History Northern New Spain First published in 1645 Key Text on Spanish conquest/colonization Detailed comments on indigenous beliefs Lots of war…. First complete, scholarly and fully annotated edition in English English version published in 1999

4 Today’s Class Review Specific Resources for Latin American Studies Citations General Resources for Latin American Studies Find & Identify a Work of Historical Fiction Relating to Latin America

5 Handbook of Latin American Studies Web Version

6 HLAS Web: Library of Congress Annotated bibliography Scholarly monographs Journal articles Conference papers Book chapters Electronic resources You will need to use in conjunction with WorldCat & SWOSU Databases

7 HLAS Web: Library of Congress In order to get the content: Use Open WorldCat BOOKS –Use Inter-Library Loan Use Periodical List ARTICLES –Track Citation –Use Inter-Library Loan

8 Handbook of Latin American Studies Web Version

9 Can you Read and Find Citations?

10 Handout: Reading citations A citation is a short, multi-part description of a specific information source. It provides the information that is needed to find a particular source. Journal citations contain such basic information as:

11 Tracking Citations

12 Damp, Jonathan E., Stephen A. Hall and Susan J. Smith 2002 Early Irrigation on the Colorado Plateau near Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. American Antiquity 67:

13 Tracking Citations Damp, Jonathan E., Stephen A. Hall and Susan J. Smith 2002 Early Irrigation on the Colorado Plateau near Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. American Antiquity 67:

14 The Citation Video

15 Open WorldCat SET UP AN ACCOUNT

16 Open World Cat Meta search engine for online catalogs of libraries all over the world. Search for any book using a geographic location for the closest sources. Over 9000 libraries combined. If you find it in WorldCat, and it's not in our library, we can get it through ILL.WorldCat CREATE A USER ACCOUNT

17 Library Databases JSTORPROJECT MUSE

18 Library Databases Historical Abstracts with Full Text

19 Journals JSTOR –Latin American Studies (52 titles) –History (294 titles) Project Muse –Hispanic American Historical Review –Journal of World History

20 Historical Fiction

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22 Find a work of historical fiction relating to Latin America Select Work Use the links on the web page Use Reference Books Find Work Use Open WorldCat –Inter-Library Loan Use Library Catalog

23 Library Resources

24 Web Resources List of Latin American Authors Open Directory Project: Latin American AuthorsOpen Directory Project: Latin American Authors Yale: Latin American Collection

25 Questions? Contact me: –Frederic Murray

26 Thanks!


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