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The project, AccreditedOnlineColleges.org/Regional-Accreditation, is a comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university in America by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, and retention rates.

www.cetys.mx  CETYS Universidad is a 3 Campus System (Mexicali, Tijuana, Ensenada) located in the Baja/California border region, established in 1961 and currently serving 6,500 students in undergraduate, graduate and pre graduate programs, it is one of 5 institutions in Mexico to hold US Accreditation, and the only one to do so under Western Association of Schools and Colleges WASC http://www.acswasc.org   Furthermore, CETYS has been authorized by the US Department of Education to administer US issued student loans (William D. Ford Student Loans) as well as GI Bill scholarships. It has a student body from numerous countries.

 www.TheBajaConnection.com – radio program archives about Baja California stopped brodcasting in 2009

United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

www.firstgov.gov/Espanol/index.shtml - Information on the U.S. Government in Espanol

www.focus411.orgHispanic Center for Community Development, Inc.

www.hdanj.org – Hispanic Directors Association of New Jersey

http://aliciamaury.tripod.com – Alicia Maury—Painter and Artisan

www.bne.es – Biblioteca Nacional

www.boricua.com – Boricua.com—For Puerto Ricans by Puerto Ricans

www.elcolmado.com – El Colmado.com—Puerto Rico's Super Store

www.endi.com – El Nuevo dia Interactiv

www.primerahora.com – entertainment web site

http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/other/pr - Web site for Puerto Rican information

www.njcomunidad.com – The Latin Voice from the heart of New Jersey

www.mundolatino.org/index.shtml - Mundo Latino Web site

www.taino.com – Web site about the country of Puerto Rico

www.cheverote.com/piri.html - World of Piri Thomas—Poet, writer, storyteller

www.aspira.org – Web site of Investment in Latino Youth

www.diversityweb.org – Association of American Colleges and Universities

www.chci.org  - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

www.hacr.org – Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility

www.hispaniconline.com – Chatroom and others web site

www.hispavista.com – Shopping and Entertainment web site

www.hacu.net/hacu/Default_EN.asp - Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

www.hermana.org/index.htm - National Latina Organization

www.nabe.org – National Association for Bilingual Education

www.naleo.org – National Institute for Newly Elected Officials Educational Fund

www.columbia.edu/~rmg36/NCPRR.html - National Congress For Puerto Rican Rights

www.latinastyle.com – National Magazine for Contemporary Hispanic Women

www.haac.org – Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County

http://prdream.com Puerto Rico and the American Dream—donation site

http://rulas.rutgers.edu- Rutgers Latin American Studies

www.televicentropr.com – Central Television Network of Puerto Rico

www.TransBorderCommunications.com  Promoting economic development opportunities and marketing

www.trpi.org – Tomas Riveria Policy Institute

www.universia.pr – Portal of Latino World and News

www.vozdelcentro.org – La Voz Del Centro—Latino Radio Station

www.eden.rutgers.edu/%7Elsc2000/ - Latino Student Council

www.ushcc.com  - United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

www.nshmba.org  - National Society of Hispanic MBA's

www.latinolink.com  - Latino Link—News and entertainment about Latin-American community.

www.galavision.com – Univision.com-- TV

www.univision.com – Univision.com Portal

www.elheraldo.com  - Spanish language newspaper

www.hispanichealth.org  - National Alliance for Hispanic Health


From the New Mexico State University



Border & Latin American Information


Border Studies Resources --a working bibliography of books, videos, databases and other resources for study of the U.S.-Mexico border region
U.S.-Mexico Environment Resources
Border Migration Resources
U.S.- Mexico Crime & Justice Resources
Open Access Information for US-Mexico Border Issues
Cinco Puntos Press--unique voices from the U.S.-Mexico Border!!
Frontera Norte Sur --Monthly newsletter with daily updates from the US-Mexico border region
Association for Borderlands Studies --scholarly association for the comparative study of international boundaries and border regions
Border Book Festival, http://borderbookfestival.org/ --celebration of regional literature

Databases for Latin American & Border Research

General Databases with Latin American Content

Internet Resources | Latin America | Latino | LANIC

U.S.-Mexico Border Resources

Latin American Countries

Latin American Libraries & Archives

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Databases for Latin American & Border Research

Direct links are provided for resources that are available on the WWW. Subscription databases are available to NMSU students, faculty and staff and generally require that you go through a gateway.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas)

A comprehensive reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. Offering key titles indexed in the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), a highly respected database produced by the Latin American Center of the University of California, Los Angeles, PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content. Articles in PRISMA examine all aspects of Hispanic Studies, from research on indigenous cultures past and present to current economic indicators, politics and society, and Hispanic theatre. Coverage of subject areas is comprehensive and includes Anthropology, Business and Economics, History, Literature, Political Science and Sociology.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index, HAPI, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbhapi.html

Journal citations in Latin American studies from 1970--present.

Latin America Data Base, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbladb.html

Full-text articles 1986-present.

Handbook of Latin American Studies-HLAS, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbhlas.html

Bibliographic citations to more than 60 years of Latin American studies research produced by the Library of Congress.

INFORME! Revistas en Espan~ol, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbinforme.html

Articles from popular Spanish language magazines and journals.

CLASE & PERIODICA,http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbclase.html

An index of articles from Latin American journals in humanities, social sciences, and the sciences produced by the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). Includes links to fulltext articles when available.

ECOAMERICAS--A Monthly Report on Development & the Environment in Latin America, http://www.ecoamericas.com/

CHIHUAHUA NEWS DATABASE/Hemeroteca Digital de la Prensa de Chihuahua, 1976-present, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbcn.shtml

Online database of fulltext information from Mexican newspapers and magazines covering the state of Chihuahua. Access via the weblink, but requires login and password. Ask at the Reference desk for information or send an email to mmolloy@lib.nmsu.edu

General Databases with Latin American Content

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Most of these databases provide some articles in fulltext or links to fulltext of articles from other sources. For articles not in the NMSU Library, use Interlibrary Loan to request articles.

Alternative Press Index,http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbaltpress.html

Index to national and international periodicals covering social, political and social change from alternative perspectives.

America: History and Life, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbabcclio.html

Access to article abstracts in over 2000 history journals; regional focus on the United States and other countries in North America. AND Historical Abstracts, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbabcclio.html

Covers Europe, Asia, Africa, South America.

Anthropological Index Online, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbanthro.html

The Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute; access to the contents of periodicals in anthropology.

Art Abstracts

Index to over 300 leading art publications including periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, competition and award notices, exhibition listings, interviews, film reviews, etc.

CAB Abstracts (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau), http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbcabi.html

Excellent coverage of Latin America and other world regions for bibliographic references to research and development literature in the fields of agriculture, forestry, aspects of human health, human nutrition, animal health, and the management and conservation of natural resources. Over three million records have been added to the database since its computerization in 1973.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online), http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbciao.html

A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward 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

Covers over 1,500 sources (periodical and nonperiodical) published by more than 100 organizations around the world. Focuses on issues related to women, including health, human rights, the work place, and legal status; 1992-present.

Dissertation Abstracts

Covers every doctoral dissertation completed in the U.S. at accredited institutions for the last 150 years. Includes some master's theses and foreign language dissertations.


Contains citations, with abstracts, to articles from more than 600 economics journals. In addition, subject indexing and abstracts of books and subject indexing of dissertation titles are included; 1969-present.

Environmental Universe, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbenvun.html

Abstracts and fulltext articles on global environmental issues.

Expanded Academic ASAP, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbexpacd.html

Full-text articles, abstracts and citations from several thousand academic journals, general periodicals, magazines and newspapers.


Records covering the worldwide literature on geology, geography, and ecology.

GPO Monthly Catalog

Index to publications of the United States government including congressional hearing reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments and more; coverage is 1976 -- present.

Humanities Abstracts

Indexes 400 journals in the humanities (arts, literature, music and history).

JSTOR Scholarly Journal Archive, http://www.jstor.org/

Fulltext to archives of more than 100 scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities and sciences. Some titles go back more than 100 years.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dblexis.html

Fulltext access to thousands of news sources, including several dozen Spanish-language titles. Best segments for Latin American news are "North/South American News" and "Spanish Language News." You can restrict your search to these sets of publications. In addition to Academic Universe, our NMSU subscription provides access to Congressional Universe which covers many publications of the U.S. Congress going back to 1970. We have the full text of most of these resources in our Government Documents collections in the Library. We also have access to Statistical Universe for statistics from many government and private sources, AND Government Periodicals Index for articles in U.S. government journals and magazines.

MLA Bibliography

Literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over journals and series published worldwide; 1963--present.

PAIS International

Index to the literature on public affairs. 1972 -- present.

SciSearch & Social SciSearch, http://lib.nmsu.edu/resources/dbssci.html

Abstracts and citation indexes to global science and social science literature.

Social Sciences Abstracts

Covers some 415 core periodicals in the fields of anthropology, economics, geography, law and criminology, political science, social work, sociology, and international relations; 1983 -- present.


SocINDEX is a comprehensive sociology research database. SocINDEX offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others. Includes links to full-text articles and abstracts.

Wilson Select

Full text journal database with over 800 high-quality periodicals. Comprised of records from Readers' Guide Abstracts, Social Sciences Abstracts, Humanities Abstracts, General Science Abstracts, and Wilson Business Abstracts. 1994 -- present.


The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world's libraries.

Internet Resources

Latin America Network Information Center--LANIC, http://www.lanic.utexas.edu

University of Texas gateway to Latin American countries and academic networks. The foremost internet directory for Latin America.

Latin American Studies Online Journals (via LANIC), http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/las-jou/

Scientific Electronic Library Online, http://www.scielo.org/

Access to fulltext articles from scholarly journals from Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

Internet Resources for Latin America, http://lib.nmsu.edu/subject/bord/laguia

Guide to many WWW sites, electronic mail lists, newsgroups, etc. Sections devoted to databases and reference tools, online news, organizations, and general resources.

Andanzas al Web Latino, http://lib.nmsu.edu/subject/bord/latino.html

Internet resources by/for Latino/Hispanic communities in the U.S., with emphasis on the U.S.-Mexico Border region.

United States/Mexico Border Information

almargen: periodismo de investigacion, medios y literatura, http://www.almargen.com.mx

Online news and feature magazine published in Chihuahua.

Association for Borderlands Studies, http://www.ABSborderlands.org/

Scholarly association for the comparative study of international boundaries. Includes access to the tables of contents of recent issues and a retrospective index to back issues of the Journal of Borderlands Studies

BIEN! Border Health Information & Education Network, http://www.bienhealth.org

BIEN! is a health education network funded through a grant from the National Library of Medicine to provide the best in health information free of charge for the people of southern New Mexico, both healthcare consumers and healthcare providers. Includes links to many sites for health information in Spanish.

AMERICAS Program, http://americaspolicy.org/

Online news, opinion and analysis of Latin American affairs and U.S. policy in the hemisphere. See Borderlines for background on borderlands issues. Program of the Interhemispheric Resource Center.

Borderlands Encyclopedia, via University of Texas at El Paso, http://www.utep.edu/border/

Compilation of articles and internet links.

Borderlands Ecotravel, http://www.planeta.com/ecotravel/border/border.html

Border Ecoweb/Ecoweb Fronteriza, http://www.borderecoweb.sdsu.edu/

Information from a variety of US and Mexican government and NGO sources; hosted by San Diego State University.

Border Studies, http://www.humanities-interactive.org/borderstudies/index.html

An interactive exhibit presenting the history and culture of the lands and nations bordering Texas and the United States from the 15th Century to the present day. Created by the Texas Humanities Resource Center.

Diario de Juarez, http://www.diario.com.mx/

Daily paper from major border city

Frontera NorteSur, http://frontera.nmsu.edu

Monthly report on the US-Mexico borderlands, with daily updates.

Herencia del Norte, http://www.herencia.com

Hispanic culture in New Mexico.

International Boundaries Research Unit, http://www-ibru.dur.ac.uk/

Reference site for data on borders worldwide from the University of Durham (England).

Mexican Migration Project, http://lexis.pop.upenn.edu/mexmig/

Online results of joint research between the Universities of Guadalajara and Pennsylvania on Mexican migration to the US. Contains datafiles for download, oral histories, photographs and retablos on the subject of migration.

Latin American Countries

Latin America Countries via LANIC, http://lanic.utexas.edu/subject/countries/

University of Texas gateway to Latin American countries and academic networks. The foremost internet directory for Latin America.

Political Database of the Americas, http://www.georgetown.edu/pdba/

Important source for political information and source documents. Includes constitutions, election data, and other information on Latin American governments.

Online Publications from & about Latin America

Directory of online newspapers and other resources organized by region and country.

Latin American Libraries & Archives

Latin American Libraries & Archives, http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/subject/libraries.html

Via UT-LANIC, links to many online library resources and other reference materials from and about Latin America.

Latin American Collections & Libraries, http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/las-col

Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas, http://www.lib.utexas.edu/benson/

Hispanic Reading Room, Library of Congress, http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/

Latin American Library, Tulane University, http://www.tulane.edu/~latinlib/lalhome.html

Includes links to electronic journals relating to Latin America.

University of New Mexico Latin American & Iberian Collections, http://elibrary.unm.edu/ibero/

UNM has one of the largest collections of Latin American materials in the United States.

University of Florida, Latin American Collection, http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/lac/

Mexico Gateways

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