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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

What is a database?

A database is a collection of materials organized in a way that allows them to be searched.  (Since YouTube and Amazon function in a similar way, you are already familiar with the concept of database searching.)

The databases on this page have been created specificaly for academic use and are a good source for finding journal articles and other related materials.  While some of the databases listed are very specialized and focused on particular subjects, many are multidisciplinary and cover a wide variety of subjects.

Databases can be accessed from either in the library or anywhere that you have a computer connected to the internet.  Directtions for off-camus database access are available by clicking on the link below.

Subject-Specific Databases

Core databases for finding articles in the subject area.  Other useful databases are availabe in the related databases section of the find articles tab.