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Latin American History Research Guide

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Open Access Journals

Many scholarly journals in Latin America are Open Access, meaning free to read without a subscription. These search tools are a great place to find articles in a wide range of subjects in Spanish and Portuguese, that are not listed in U.S. based databases.

Top Latin American Studies Journals

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Google Scholar

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With Google Scholar, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, and other websites.

Be sure to link Google Scholar to the Cal State LA Library to get free access to many library resources.

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To access the library resources, click on the links in the right-hand column, like Find it @ CalState LA.

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Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300