LATIN AMERICAN RESOURCES:
SENATE HOUSE, ILAS, AND BEYOND
Christine Anderson
Research Librarian: Latin American Studies Sen...
Senate House Library
http
://www.senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/

is the home of the joint Latin
American and Caribbean
collecti...
Senate House Libraries, University of London constitute one of the world's most significant
collections in the arts, human...
Electronic as well as traditional resources
Electronic databases: subject-specific
as well as general
• HLAS – freely available via www
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/
Av...
Institutional Repositories

• An Institutional repository is an online locus
for collecting, preserving, and disseminating...
SAS-Space

http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/
Other electronic repositories include:
•

Birkbeck College, University of London: BIROn

•

UCL: UCL Discovery

• LSE: LSE...
How to locate electronic institutional
repositories?
SHERPA http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/repositories/
(Securing A Hybrid Envir...
BASE “is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for
academic open access web resources.”
BASE is ope...
BASE gives a variety of search options: basic, and advanced (by author, title,
subject heading, document type, publication...
A sample advanced search in BASE for articles from N. America with Mexico and
pollution in the title field gave 16 hits in...
E-THESES
• Available via a variety of sources including
BASE, Portals and specialised websites such
as:
• British Library ...
PQDT OPEN

http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations
and theses free of ...
with PQDT Open you can read
the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge
http://pqdtopen.proquest....
PORTALS provide access to a range of
e-resources

América Latina Portal Europeo
http://www.red-redial.net/
is an example o...
REDIAL - http://www.red-redial.net/
América Latina Portal Europeo
La Base de Datos REDIAL-TESIS
ILAS’s digital resources include:
Latin America and Caribbean Research Portal
http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/portal
• As well as a searchable directory of Latin American
and Caribbean Studies research resources in the UK
(the Libraries Ar...
ISA’s Portal also gives access to some of its special
collection material in digital format

• ISA holds extensive collect...
¡No a la intervención! : no la deseamos, pero no la tememos / Daniel Ortega
Saavedra.
Managua, Nicaragua : Dirección de Di...
Latin American Open Archives Portal

http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/laoap/project.htm

•

•

The Latin American Open Arch...
MISCELLANEOUS E- RESOURCES
•

ACLAIIR - http://aclaiir.org.uk/
eg Latin American and Iberian Audiovisual Collections by So...
MISCELLANEOUS E-RESOURCES (2)
•The amount of statistical data produced in
Latin America has mushroomed in recent
years
•ac...
E-Texts, Virtual Libraries
• Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/
• Internet Archive http://archive.org/index.php
•...
Videos and podcasts of events, lectures, news
and analyses of the hemisphere ……… a sample
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•

http://www.wo...
HANDLE WITH CARE !
Scribd - http://www.scribd.com/
•

“Scribd is a social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original wr...
Find a .pdf ? http://www.findapdf.com/
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  1. 1. LATIN AMERICAN RESOURCES: SENATE HOUSE, ILAS, AND BEYOND Christine Anderson Research Librarian: Latin American Studies Senate House Library Librarian for the Institute of Latin American Studies Christine.Anderson@london.ac.uk
  2. 2. Senate House Library http ://www.senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/ is the home of the joint Latin American and Caribbean collections of SHL and the Institute of Latin American Studies http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/ Both are part of Senate House Libraries, the umbrella name for SHL and the libraries of SAS (School of Advanced Study) http://www.london.ac.uk/libraries
  3. 3. Senate House Libraries, University of London constitute one of the world's most significant collections in the arts, humanities and social sciences. There are eight collaborating libraries: Senate House Library and the libraries of the Institutes of the School of Advanced Study
  4. 4. Electronic as well as traditional resources
  5. 5. Electronic databases: subject-specific as well as general • HLAS – freely available via www http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/ Available via library subscription: • HAPI – Hispanic American Periodicals Index • PRISMA - Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas Note that PRISMA works with HAPI to provide the full text of many of the journals HAPI indexes, focusing on journals in the social sciences and humanities concerning Latin America and the Caribbean Basin
  6. 6. Institutional Repositories • An Institutional repository is an online locus for collecting, preserving, and disseminating in digital form - the intellectual output of an institution • eg SAS-SPACE http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/
  7. 7. SAS-Space http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/
  8. 8. Other electronic repositories include: • Birkbeck College, University of London: BIROn • UCL: UCL Discovery • LSE: LSE Research Online http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/ http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/ http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/ • University of Cambridge: Dspace@Cambridge https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/ • Oxford: ORA (University of Oxford Research Archive • Essex: University of Essex Research Repository http://repository.essex.ac.uk/ • Glasgow University: Enlighten http://ora.ox.ac.uk/ http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/ • Nottingham University: Nottingham ePrints http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/
  9. 9. How to locate electronic institutional repositories? SHERPA http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/repositories/ (Securing A Hybrid Environment For Research Preservation And Access) • • OpenDOAR- Directory of Open Access Repositories http://www.opendoar.org/ • ROAR –Registry of Open Access Repositories http://roar.eprints.org/ You can search for repositories or repository content
  10. 10. BASE “is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources.” BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library http://www.base-search.net/
  11. 11. BASE gives a variety of search options: basic, and advanced (by author, title, subject heading, document type, publication year etc.) as well as a browsing option.
  12. 12. A sample advanced search in BASE for articles from N. America with Mexico and pollution in the title field gave 16 hits in 52,262,108 documents in 0.32 seconds – note the options boxes to Refine Search Result and Sort Your Results
  13. 13. E-THESES • Available via a variety of sources including BASE, Portals and specialised websites such as: • British Library EThOS. http://ethos.bl.uk/Home.do The home page of the British Library EThOS service. Search across 300,000+ theses for free and order full text quickly and easily……………
  14. 14. PQDT OPEN http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/ PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge
  15. 15. with PQDT Open you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/
  16. 16. PORTALS provide access to a range of e-resources América Latina Portal Europeo http://www.red-redial.net/ is an example of a European Portal specialising in Latin American resources. This database was created by REDIAL Red Europea de Información y Documentación sobre América Latina and CEISAL Consejo Europeo de Investigaciones Sociales de América Latina
  17. 17. REDIAL - http://www.red-redial.net/
  18. 18. América Latina Portal Europeo La Base de Datos REDIAL-TESIS
  19. 19. ILAS’s digital resources include: Latin America and Caribbean Research Portal http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/portal
  20. 20. • As well as a searchable directory of Latin American and Caribbean Studies research resources in the UK (the Libraries Archives and Museums Directory), the Portal displays lists of academic staff / researchers, thesis in progress, institutions/centres/universities, libraries and museums in UK and EIRE working in this area.
  21. 21. ISA’s Portal also gives access to some of its special collection material in digital format • ISA holds extensive collections of political ephemera from Latin America. • Some of these materials have been digitised as part of the joint Commonwealth and Latin American Political Archives Project • http://polarch.sas.ac.uk/pages/intro.htm
  22. 22. ¡No a la intervención! : no la deseamos, pero no la tememos / Daniel Ortega Saavedra. Managua, Nicaragua : Dirección de Divulgación y Prensa de la Junta de Gobierno de Reconstrucción Nacional, [1981]
  23. 23. Latin American Open Archives Portal http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/laoap/project.htm • • The Latin American Open Archives Portal is a project of the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project, in collaboration with LANIC, to improve access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America. The portal provides access to working documents, pre-prints, research papers, statistical documents, and other difficult-to-access materials from the "deep Web." Typically, this content is published by research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and peripheral agencies that are not controlled by commercial publishers. Full text search available here http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/laoap/search/search.html
  24. 24. MISCELLANEOUS E- RESOURCES • ACLAIIR - http://aclaiir.org.uk/ eg Latin American and Iberian Audiovisual Collections by Sonia Morcillo & Latin American Newspaper Census by Geoff West • Latin American Network Information Center http://lanic.utexas.edu/ •Montevideo-Oxford Latin American Economic History Data Base, 'MOxLAD‘ http://moxlad.fcs.edu.uy/es/basededatos.html •Political Database of the Americas http://pdba.georgetown.edu/ •Latin American Development Archive LADARK http://ladark.lib.utsa.edu/ • Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe http://www.eclac.cl/ •SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials) http://salalm.org/
  25. 25. MISCELLANEOUS E-RESOURCES (2) •The amount of statistical data produced in Latin America has mushroomed in recent years •access to this data by researchers has been limited as the availability of electronic data sets from Latin America tends to be incomplete and short-lived •To address this problem, a new project has been set up: Latin American Electronic Data Archive (LAEDA) •LAEDA is a joint project of LANIC with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and the University of Texas Libraries • • The initial focus of LAEDA will be on electoral data, household survey microdata, and data relevant to social policy evaluation Data sets and related information collected as part of this project can be downloaded from the LAEDA collection in the University of Texas Digital Repository (UTDR) http://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/ 2152/16309
  26. 26. E-Texts, Virtual Libraries • Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/ • Internet Archive http://archive.org/index.php • The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources http://www2.etown.edu/vl/latamer.html • Latin America and Caribbean social science virtual library – CLACSO http://ring.ciard.net/latin-america-and-caribbeansocial-science-virtual-library-clacso • LANIC Etext Collection http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/etext/ • Cuban Heritage Collection http://www.library.miami.edu/chc/ • dLOC Digital Library of the Caribbean http://www.dloc.com/ • Early Americas Digital Archive http://mith.umd.edu//eada/
  27. 27. Videos and podcasts of events, lectures, news and analyses of the hemisphere ……… a sample • • • • • • • • • http://www.wola.org/wola_podcast http://www.wola.org/video http://www.chathamhouse.org/multimedia/podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/latin-american-briefingseries/id128517803 http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/units/latin-american-centre http://ilas.sas.ac.uk/events/videos-and-podcasts http://www.sas.ac.uk/videos-and-podcasts/politics-development-humanrights/canning-house-history-series-colonial-brazil http://www.sas.ac.uk/videos-and-podcasts/politics-development-humanrights/canning-house-history-series-left-leaning-gove http://www.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/publicLec turesAndEvents/Home.aspx
  28. 28. HANDLE WITH CARE !
  29. 29. Scribd - http://www.scribd.com/ • “Scribd is a social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents. Scribd's vision is to liberate the written word.” • “Scribd is the world's largest digital library, where readers can discover books and written works of all kinds on the Web or any mobile device………” Since its launch in 2007 “more than 40 million books and documents have been contributed to Scribd by the community. Scribd content reaches an audience of 80 million people around the world every month” • “The World’s Largest Online Library. Read, Publish, and Share Documents and Written Works ”
  30. 30. Find a .pdf ? http://www.findapdf.com/

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