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Latina/o Library Resources: Latino News

A guide for studying Latinos/as at the UIUC Library

Newspaper Databases

Caribbean Newspapers
Contains 66 newspaper titles from 22 islands between 1718-1876

Ethnic NewsWatch
A full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index
Contains citations to articles in more than 400 scholarly journals published in Latin America or treating Latin American and U.S. Hispanic topics.

Latin American Newsstream
Full-text information from Puerto Rico and 11 Latin American countries.

Nexis Uni
Full text articles from prominent American newspapers.


Hispanic Americans in Congress reference work

Hispanic Americans in Congress  

[Description: Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822-2012 chronicles the personal lives and public careers of the Hispanic Americans who have served in the U.S. Congress from Delegate Joseph Marion Hernández of Florida in 1822 through the 112th Congress. It features biographical profiles, rare historical images, contextual essays, and comprehensive statistical information, charts, and appendices. This edition offers a unique perspective for students, researchers, and others interested in learning about the Hispanic-American lawmakers who have helped shape national policy through their service in the U.S. Congress over the course of nearly two centuries.]

Historical Newspapers

For more, go to Historical Newspapers at the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library

Hispanic American Month in Washington DC

Hispanic Division's RSS feed

Go to Hispanic Reading Room and click one of the links at the top right corner of the page.


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Librarian Contact Information

Please direct comments, or requests to Lisa Romero, Liaison to Latina/o Studies. 

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