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Databases, books, websites and resources for Spanish studies at Boise State University. This includes print, electronic, and audiovisual materials and resources for a section on the Cinema of Spain.

Articles, Databases

Albertsons Library provides access to over 290 research databases available in the "Articles & Databases" tab on the library's homepage:

We have created several subject-specific lists of databases germane to your topic. The following databases cover the spectrum of Spanish studies, language, society, and culture:

MLA International Bibliography

  • The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
  • Electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers.
  • International coverage is represented by literature from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America, and while the majority of records are from English-language publications, at least sixty other languages are represented including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Swedish.
HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index) online
  • Over 275,000 journal article citations about Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Brazil, and Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
  • Provides over 60,000 links to the full text of articles appearing in more than 600 key social science and humanities journals published throughout the world. 
Literary Index
  • Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale.
  • Combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.
  • Comprehensive bibliographic resource covering the Mexican-American, Chicano and the broader Latino experience.
  • Includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological and educational literature.
  • ndex; the Chicana Studies Index: Twenty Years of Gender Research, 1971-1991; and Hispanic Mental Health Research: A Reference Guide, covering 1920-1980 .
Fuente Académica
  • Collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain.
  • All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, and sociology.
  • Updated on a weekly basis and currently offers the full text for more than 450 publications from 18 countries. 

WestlawNext Campus Research – Legal and Business Information: Campus Research is an online research service that provides a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law related information for students.

  • Newspapers. Includes current and archival newspapers like The New York Times, USA Today, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Boston Globe, and hundreds more!
  • Magazines. Provides current and archival issues of sought-after sources like Newsweek, the Economist, Consumer Reports, Spectator, Publishers Weekly, and Business Week.
  • Trade Journals. Offers current and archival issues for virtually any discipline. Includes titles like U.S. Banker, Securities Industry News, Accountancy Age, Advertising Age, PR Week, Modern Physician, and many more.
  • International Publications. Includes popular international sources like European Report, Middle East Observer, and World News Connection.
  • Foreign Language Publications. Search non-English news sources available in Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.

Ethnic NewsWatch

  • An interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.
  • This current database begins its coverage in 1990. 

Interdisciplinary databases:

Academic search premier

  • Full text articles available
  • Cross-discipline scholarly database

JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive

  • Full text articles available
  • Cross-discipline scholarly database

ProQuest Dissertations

  • Comprehensive collection of multidisciplinary dissertations and theses

SAGE Premier

  • Cross-discipline scholarly database