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Primary Indexes (Databases)

HAPI Online - The Hispanic American Periodicals Index contains citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works, and other materials appearing in more than 400 social science and humanities journals published throughout the world. The hardcopy is located in the Reference Stacks. For an online tutorial, click here.

HLAS Online- The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a selective, annotated subject bibliography of journal articles and monographs in the humanities and social sciences. Also available in hardcover format (Reference Z 1605 H23).

Historical Abstracts - A bibliographic database to the history of the world from 1450 to the present.Covers scholarly literature published between 1955 and the present.It indexes articles from over 2,100 (about 900 are published in the U.S.).Includes books reviews and dissertations.Materials in many languages are indexed.

Info-Latinoamerica: Latin American Information System -A bibliographic database that covers business, economics, politics, and related social and cultural issues in Latin America. Many records, beginning from 1995, contain full text from the original source, the remainder include indexing and abstracts only. Sources include newspapers, journals, news magazines, and newsletters.

LADB- Latin American Data Base -An information service which includes an online searchable archive of articles on politics, economics, human rights, the environment, drugs, guerillas, military and other stories on Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. News reports are synthesized from regional and international sources, mostly from newspaper reports and journal articles. Also includes back issues of Latin American economic journals in Spanish and RETAnet: Resources for teaching about the Americas.

Linguistics & language behavior abstracts (LLBA) - Indexes and abstracts articles in the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Also the study of descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics.



Additional Indexes


ArticleFirst - Contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 13,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Offers the full text of some articles.

ATLA Religion Database - Indexes religious studies periodicals, essays in multi-author works, reviews in religion, research in ministry, and includes the Methodist Reviews Index.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) - Columbia International Affairs Online is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It accesses a wide range of scholarship that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

Contemporary Women's Issues - Provides full-text access to global information on women, including journals, newsletters, and research reports from non-profit groups, government and international agencies.

Ethnic Newswatch - Provides full text access to articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in America. Searchable in English and Spanish.

Expanded Academic ASAP - Provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, images, and full text for scholarly and general interest journals embracing all academic disciplines.

GenderWatch - Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental n-g-o and special reports devoted to women's and gender issues. Contains materials dating back to the 1970's. Incorporates the publication Women "R".

Left Index - Indexes the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship both inside and outside of academia.

WorldCat - Includes millions of records describing items owned by OCLC member libraries, including the KU Libraries.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - Abstracts and indexes journals in political science, international relations, law, public administration and policy, including the merged backfile of Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI. Some full-text linking. Coverage 1975 - .

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