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Latino Studies: Books, Articles and Databases


  • New Catalog
    Princeton's Main Catalog is the main entry point for a wide range of books, primary sources, and other library materials from and about Latinos in the United States.  
  • Borrow Direct
    This borrowing and lending system offered by Princeton provides rapid access to the holdings of some of the most important libraries in the US (Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, U of Chicago, UPenn, Yale, and the Center for Research Libraries).
  • Worldcat
    A comprehensive library catalog which lists books, periodicals, archives, multimedia, music scores and other materials held by academic, public, corporate, and national libraries in the US and other parts of the world.  Many of these materials can be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan.

Articles and Databases

Important note:  This is only a selected list of important databases for Latino Studies.  Additional key resources can be identified in Latino Studies Core & Supplementary Databases and by subject/discipline in the Databases by Subject section of the site. 

  • Chicano Database 
    Comprehensive bibliographic index of all topics related to Mexican-Americans  Since 1992, the database has expanded its scope to include the broader Latino experience, including Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans, and immigrants from other Latin American nationalities. 
  • Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) 
    Indexing of articles and other documents appearing in more than 500 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world about Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the U.S. 
  • Latino Literature 
    Full text of prose, poetry, plays, and other materials by Latino writers.  Many previously unpublished and rare materials are included. 
  • Race Relations Abstracts 
    Bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas. 
  • Border and Migration Studies Online
    Primary sources, maps, videos, and multimedia providing historical background on more than thirty key worldwide border areas including U.S. and Mexico, Argentina, and many other parts of the world.