Databases (11 results)

Latin American Newspapers (Zona Latina)

Extensive listing of links to Latin American newspapers. The list is compiled by Zona Latina, which covers Latin American media and marketing.

Classic Mexican Cinema
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This collection of popular movie periodicals, archived in the Filmoteca of UNAM in Mexico City, includes Cinema Reporter (1943-1965), Cine Mundial (1954-1955), El Cine Gráfico (1935), the weekly El Mundo Ilustrado (1902-1910), and Cinelandia (1931-1947). Ephemeral materials such as film flyers and scrap books of Fernando de Fuentes (1894-1958), a leading Latin-American filmmaker, supplement the full-text periodical articles.
Coverage: 1902-1960s
Tags: Film, Mexico
Handbook of Latin American Studies [via Library of Congress, Hispanic Division]
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Authoritative annotated bibliography of Latin American Studies research in all disciplines; most references are in Spanish or English. [1936 - present]
Coverage: 1936-
Tags: History, Latin America, Politics
Latin America in Video [via Alexander Street Press]
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America Latina en Video/ América Latina em Vídeo has over 400 original-language documentaries from Latin America producers and independent filmmakers supporting Latin American studies, Spanish, and Portuguese. Subjects include human rights, violence, immigration, illiteracy, popular culture, and political history. Materials are presented in their original language with abstracts and indexing in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Many videos have subtitles.
Coverage: 1978 - present
Music & Performing Arts [via Alexander Street Press]
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Music & Performing Arts cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content pertaining to music, film, dance and drama, for more than 75 Alexander Street Press collections. Spans all time periods, representation from diverse groups, many cultures, historic periods and geographic regions, highlighting hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.
Coverage: 1500s - current
Alternative Press Index [via EBSCO]
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Subject index to over 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Includes index by nation, discipline and inter-disciplines, includes social sciences and humanities, with central focus on the practice and theory of socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays/lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism."
Coverage: 1991-present
America: History and Life [via EBSCO]
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Bibliographic database containing citations to articles on American and Canadian history, including ethnic history and relations, from prehistory to the present. Covers more than 2000 journals published worldwide.
Coverage: 1964-present
Tags: Canada, History, United States Of America
Kanopy Films Streaming Service [via Kanopy]
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Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Collections include titles from the DEFA Film Library, ArtMattan Films, HBO, Frameline, Ruscico, Pragda, BBC, Flicker Alley, National Film Board of Canada, First Run Features, Cinema Libre Studio, New Day Films, and the Criterion Collection/Janus Films. Please note: only documentaries and Criterion Collection are available at this time.
Coverage: 2000 - present
Latin American Council for the Social Sciences (CLACSO)
The Latin American Council for the Social Sciences (CLACSO) is a non-governmental international organization with UNESCO associate status founded in 1967 by a group of prominent Latin American social science researchers. CLACSO is organized as federation of approximately 663  independent and university-based research centers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Search for  CLASCO publications in the open access Latin American Social Sciences Library and view interviews and documentaries CLACSO TV.