Resources on the web
Paso del Norte Regional Information
- El Paso County Website
- El Paso area Federal, State, County, and City Officials
- Plan Estratégico de Juárez
United States Universities
- CLASP -- Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs
- Open Directory Project's category on Latin American Studies
- Holy Cross University CIDOC Microform Documents on Popular Religiosity in Latin America. The CIDOC microfilm materials is distributed by IDC. The collection is composed of 3,322 monographs and 576 serials. The filming of a selection of material from this collection has been done in many libraries throughout Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina and Chile." The catalogs are in PDF format they are linked through: http://www.holycross.edu/departments/history/alauria/advanced/
- New Mexico State University Library Research and Information Sources - Latin America
- Standford University Bibliography of Latin American Environmental History
- University of California San Diego: Center for US/Mexican Studies
- University of Texas at Austin: Paisano Online Journal
- Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX: Borderlands Studies
- Texas State University - San Marcos: Southwest Regional Humanities Center
- Oberlin College: Sources and Resources on Latin America
- Colegio de la Frontera Norte - COLEF
- Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua - UACh
- Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez - UACJ
- Universidad Autonoma de México - UNAM
- Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte
- Oxford University - The Oxford Latin American Economic History Database (OxLAD) is a free, downloadable, on-line resource for reliable, consistent, and comparable economic and social data series from 1900-2000 for 20 countries in Latin America
Latin American Journals
- Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies
- Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe
- The Forum for the Study of Cuba
- Latin American Perspectives
- Colonial Latin American Historical Review
- Lucero: A Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies
- Latin American Music Review
- EcoAméricas - A monthly report on development and environment in Latin America
- Border Pact
- COCEF (BECC) -- Comisión de Cooperación Ecológica Fronteriza (Border Environment Cooperation Commission)
- The International Boundaries Research Unit - IBRU works to enhance the resources availablefor the peaceful resolution of problems associated with international boundaries on land and at sea, including their delimitation, demarcation and management.Since its foundation in 1989, IBRU has built up an international reputationas a source of information and expertise on boundary and territorial issues around the world.
- Mexico-North Research Project
- UNESCO: General History of Latin America - From the United Nations.
- Nativelands.org: Organization helping indigenous peoples to protect biological and cultural diversity in Latin America, with a focus on Central America and southern Mexico.
- North American Institute
- LIU Institute for Global Issues
- Inter-American Dialogue is the premier center for policy analysis, exchange, and communication on issues in Western Hemisphere affairs.
- Asociación para el fomento de los estudios históricos en Centroamérica - Spanish site on history of Central America.
- Inter Agency Consultation on Race in Latin America (IAC)
- U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
United States Government Agencies
- Texas Mapping of Colonias Project
- Texas/Mexican Borderlands Information Center
- Border Compliance Assistance Center is a a website that provides information, in English and Spanish, on shipping hazardous waste across the U.S. Mexican border. It has extensive information on state and federal regulations (including environmental, transportation and safety), and on border crossing procedures for each customs yard along the border.
Mexican Government Agencies
- IberMundo - Internet portal organized around the 21 countries of the Iberian world. Each country is divided into governmental, public interest, commercialsectors and the media.
- Diario Oficial de la Federación - Searchable database of the Diario. Articles after 1997 are available full-text online and indexes are available from 1917.
- FronteraNorteSur is an on-line, US-Mexico border news source that covers law enforcement, human rights, women's issues, environment, commerce, immigration, education, health, politics and more. We publish four daily news stories from Tijuana, Mexicali, Ciudad Juárez and Matamoros/Reynosa. This is news that is generally ignored by the US press and even the Mexican press. Published by the Center for Latin American Studies at NMSU.
- America's Insight: is an electronic publication of the Institute of the Americas, which provides readers with access to top analysts in Latin America and their expert predictions for the short- and medium-term economic and political outlook of countries in the region.
- NACLA - NACLA provides policy makers, analysts, academics, organizers, journalists and religious and community groups with information on major trends in Latin America and its relations with the United States.
- MEXICON: News and Studies on Mesoamerica
- Yellow Latin: Offers recent information on Latin America but which is also focused on Latin American activities in London.
- Americas Program - News on policy in the Americas. To Subscribe to the list serve send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Literature, Music & Film Links
- Mexican Book Reviews and Commentary -- Nexosos
- Book Fair -- Guadalajara -- Publishers
- Journals from Latin America
- Latindex.org - Spanish and Portugese journals on the sciences in Latin America.
- Books/Articles about the US-Mexico Border
- Books in Spanish -- Links to Mexican and Latin American Presses and Reviews
- Handbook of Latin American Studies - Library of Congress
- Iberoamericana / Vervuert, academic bookseller and publisher, founded in Frankfurt in 1975 and has, since 1996, a subsidiary in Madrid. Publishes books and journals dealing with Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
- Cinergía - A Web site dedicated to the study of Spanish, Latin American and Latino Cinema, Film, Movies and Media for students and scholars.
- Latin American Sounds & Music Archive
- Latin American Video Archive
Mexican Web Resources
Links to Colonial and Indigenous Sources
- Link to Exploring Colonial Mexico
- The Center for Spanish Colonial Research has just published a web site with some of their findings on maiolica, a tin enameled earthenware pottery: http://www.colonialmaiolica.com
- Links to Nahuatl sites:
- Full Text Sources for New Spain
- Saville's translation of the Anonymous Conqueror's Narrative of Some Things of New Spain at http://anthropology.about.com/library/texts/Mesoamerica/Anonimo/blAnonConToC.htm
- Phillips' translation of the Historia de los Mexicanos por sus pinturas at http://anthropology.about.com/library/texts/Mesoamerica/Pinturas/blPinturasTOC.htm
- The Colonial Latin American Historical Review
Links to Sources on Migration
- Mexican Migration Project at the University of Pennsylvania
- Latin American Migration Project
- Red Casas del Migrante Scalibrini
- Migration Information Source (The Source), an on-line resource for timely and accurate data and analysis on migration and refugee issues
Links to Latin American Archives
- Dirección de Archivos y Fondos Históricos de la Universidad de Guanajuato (México).
- The Online Archive of New Mexico, a database of historical source materials in New Mexico, is available for use at http://eLibrary.unm.edu/oanm. The result of a two year collaborative project, the database contains information on over 1,000 archival collections. The material described covers more than four hundred years of New Mexico history in original documents.
- Documentary Relations of the Southwest (DRSW), at the Arizona State Museum. The Master Bibliography contains more than 17,000 entries, each of which describes a Spanish colonial document or group of documents pertaining to northern New Spain. In all, the Master Bibliography references hundreds of thousands of pages of archival documents in detail.
- Tomás Estrada Palma Collection at the University of Miami. Part of the Cuban Heritage Collection.
- UNESCO Archives Portal
- Historical Text Archive - Colonial Latin America
- Historical Text Archive - Latin America National Period
Links to Map Sources
- GeoLatinAm.com is a website dealing with the practice of geography in the Latin American area. It includes pages on the history of geography in the region, professional and academic organizations, selected readings and links, and geographic news and announcements. A comprehensive directory of native geographers as well as Latin Americanist geographers worldwide is being constructed. Starting in early 2003 the site will publish a semi-annual peer-reviewed journal named GeoTropico. Articles dealing with the tropical areas are welcomed. Articles may be written in Spanish, English, or Portuguese.