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Latin American and Caribbean Sport: Databases and Catalogs

Databases and Catalogs on Latin America

This page provides information about  the following resources on Sports in Latin America and the Caribben:

  • Databases: Key  on Latin America which provide online access to thousands of journals.
  • Catalogs: Relevant catalogs at the University and other catalogs of research libraries

Latin American and Caribbean Databases

Key Databases

The University of Illinois Library subscribes to many primary source databases pertinent to Latin American and the Caribbean. For additional information, see the reference and research resources from the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Collection at the International and Area Studies Library.

Most popular databases


University of Illinois Online Catalog: This catalog searches for items in the the University of Illinois' collection as well as items in the more than 80 academic libraries in Illinois. Patrons can request materials and have them sent to the University of Illinois.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL): This catalog allows the user to borrow materials on a global scale. If there is an item that is not available through the University of Illinois or the I-Share catalog, a user is able to request it through ILL.

A user can search by keyword, title, and subject headings. Some suggestions for subject headings are:

  • Brazil-Bibliography-Catalogs
  • Brazil-History
  • Brazil-History-Bibliography

Other Catalogs

WorldCat: This catalog allows the users to request books that are not available through the University of IllinoisCatalog or I-Share. Items take a couple of weeks to arrive, so it is best to plan ahead.

Library of Congress: This is the catalog for the Library of Congress. The user will also find additional resources like finding aids or e-resource catalogs.

Library of Congress Gateway to Library Catalogs: This provides a list of other library catalogs and links. It is organized in alphabetical order.

Library- Guide to Sources in Recreation, Sport and Tourism

Existing guide from Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL) about Guide to Sources in Recreation, Sport and Tourism.