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The US & Latin America since 1930

The US & Latin America since 1930

Secondary Literature: Books

  • Scotty - This database (http://scotty.ucr.edu/) covers books at the UCR Libraries.
    • Always check the subject headings, e.g., Mexican War, 1846-1848.
       

Secondary Literature: Scholarly Articles

Scholarly articles, which are secondary sources, can help provide the context for your primary source.  This list is a quick sample of the available databases.

  • History Subject page (http://library.ucr.edu/?view=find/history.html)
    • Historical Abstracts - world history (excl. U.S. & Canada) from 1450-modern times.  Includes Mexico.
    • America: History and Life - U.S. & Canadian history from pre-history to the present.
       

Primary Sources: Online Newspapers

As a rule of thumb, the coverage from online historical newspapers varies widely from complete to non-existent.  If resources for your research question are not available, then we'll go with "Plan B," requesting a microfilm copy through Interlibrary Loan (with thanks to Brian Geiger, UCR, Center for Bibliographic Studies)

Primary Sources: Newspapers "Plan B"

Check Scotty, and then Melvyl for your newspaper.

Last modified: 6/27/2011 9:22 AM by M. Yonezawa

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