|Finding Scholarly Articles in
and printed indexes are tools that assist in the identification of articles
on your topic. There are a number of electronic
a few printed resources that are recommended in finding scholarly articles
in Chicano Studies. I have listed some below with a short description on
their coverage area. Keeping in mind the interdisciplinary nature of Chicano
Studies, consultation with a librarian is strongly advised when selecting
databases since a more appropriate database or resource may be available
depending on the research topic.
The Chicano Index Call# ref E184.M5 C477b
The Chicano Index is the only and major printed index for identifying
research literature in all disciplines of the social sciences and humanities
by and about Chicanos/Latinos.
The Chicana Studies Index : twenty years of gender research, 1971-1991
# ref E184.M5 C32 1992
The Chicana Studies Index focuses on identifying literature on Chicanas
across many different disciplines.
Hispanic American Periodicals Index
A bibliographic database to articles, documents, reviews, bibliographies,
original literary works, and other items published throughout the world
containing information about Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean
basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United
History & Life
A bibliographic database covering the world's scholarly literature
in history. It includes article abstracts and bibliographical citations
of the United States and Canada. Articles are abstracted from more than
2,100 journals published in approximately 40 languages.
Provides indexing and abstracting of the contents for nearly 3,800
scholarly journals and popular magazines. More than 1,500 of the journal
articles are available in full-text and more than 1,000 are full image
(word and picture searchable).
Database to citations and abstracts on education research and practice
and education-related topics. The journal citations come from CIJE (Current
Index to Journals in Education) and the document citations come from RIE
(Resources in Education).
Index with abstracts to more than 400 international English-language
periodicals in sociology, psychology, anthropology, geography, economics,
political science, and law. 1983 to date, abstracts from 1993 to date.