Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Latin Americanist Research Resources Project

Latin Americanist Research Resources Project. This library project seeks to create a prototype for fully connected collections for Latin American studies. Institutional participants in the project include the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and forty-four ARL Libraries.

Several features include:

Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC) - Provides access to the tables of contents of more than 800 journals, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, published in Latin America.

Latin American Open Archives Portal (LAOAP) - Provides access to social sciences grey literature produced in Latin America by research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and peripheral agencies.

Presidential Messages - Contains digital images of over 75,000 pages of presidential speeches from the early 19th century to the present from Mexico and Argentina.

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