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Español 535?
Denis Lacroix
Bibliotecario de español y francés
Session Outline
 Finding Subject Guides, Reference resources, and
 Finding Microforms
 Finding online and print Articles in Periodicals
 Databases and ILL
 Print Indexes
 Book Reviews
Finding Subject Guides
 Click on the Subjects tab on the Library home
 Click on Humanities and Social Sciences
 Under Languages & Literatures
 Click on Spanish
 Click on Latin American Studies
QuickStart Guides
 Find lists of and links to resources, e.g. News
Keep up-to-date
with Spanish
online cultural
news from
around the world
through links in
subject guides.
NEOS Library Catalogue
Using Subject Headings
 Use the following Subjects in combination with Mexic$ or
a personal name:
 art; avant-gard$; aesthetics; contemporáneos;
ekphrasis; ethnicity; femini$; identit$; literature,
experimental; nationalism; national characteristics;
photograph$; photojournalism; postcolonialism;
postmodernism; race; racism; revolution; surreal$;
social conditions; bibliography, etc.
 Call number ranges
 Mexican history: F 1226 Mexican painters: ND 255 & 259
 Mexican art: N 6550…
 Mexico and Cinema: PN 1993.5
Useful Reference Resources
• An index to Mexican literary periodicals – PQ 7100 Z9 F7
• Fuentes de la historia contemporánea de México; periódicos y revistas –
F 1234 Z9 R82 (1867-1946)
• Diccionario bio-bibliográfico de escritores de México nacidos entre 1920
y 1970
PQ 7155 L318 1994
• Mexican literature : a bibliography of secondary sources -- PQ 7106 Z9
F75 1992
• Diccionario de escritores mexicanos, siglo XX : desde las generaciones
del Ateneo y novelistas de la Revolución hasta nuestros días
PQ 7127 O14 1988 t.1 - t. 4
• Latin American and Caribbean research sources – Z 1601 L357
• Mexico – F 1208 Z9 P45 1993
• Frida Kahlo, A Bibliography – ND 259 K32 G22 4th floor Rutherford N.
• Literature Resource Center
• Roland Collection of Films & Video Art
Finding Microform Resources
 Go to the Guide to Research Collections in
Microformat online through the Databases tab
 Click on Advanced Search, e.g. [keyword] Mexico
 e.g NACLA, F 1401 N63 M38 1998 (Mexico) 2nd floor Ruth N.
 use guide F 1401 N62 J69 1999 (HSS MICROREF)
to find references to Culture, e.g. Mexico – Culture –
Misc. publications 1968-1975
 Miscellaneous cultural publications also exist for other countries
 Online indexes:
Electronic and Print Indexes
 Use electronic databases or print indexes to
find periodical articles.
 Use databases to find articles published since
1980 and print indexes for older material.
 Databases are all different:
 some contain full-text articles
 some list only citations and abstracts
 others have a mixture of both
Electronic Databases
 Latin American Resources: HAPI*, HLAS, Clase.
 General Humanities: MLA, Humanities Abstracts*, Web of
Science*, IBZ*, American Humanities Index*, PCI full-text*.
 Art: Art Index*, International Index to Performing Arts*,
Comm. & Mass Media Complete*, ARTbibliographies Modern
 Newspapers: Paper of Record, Factiva*
 Women’s Studies: Women’s Studies International.
 World-wide or Rare Resources (books & articles): Centre for
Research Libraries (CRL), OCLC.
 Theses: DAI, Index to Theses.
* Limitable by Book Review
Hispanic American Periodicals Index
 Click on Search:
 [Subject] contemporaneos
Add [Keyword] mexican literature
 Save citations to bibliography and send by email or print
 Search for article
in GetIt Citation Linker
e.g. Anales de Literatura
27 (1998), 275-296.
Use synonyms or
truncate terms to
obtain more
results, e.g. mexic
ARTbibliographies Modern
 Click on Advanced Search tab.
 Enter search topics and variant terms.
 Topic 1 with variant terms: national* or identi*
 Topic 2: Izquierdo, María
 Click on Search under the search boxes
 View record to read abstract and find related subjects.
 Click on
to locate article, or
 check Library Catalogue for holdings:
choose Periodical Title from menu
 click on “Starting with” radio button
 search for the title of the journal
 e.g. Oxford Art Journal (U.K.), vol. 23,
no. 1, 2000, pp. 51-71,
Search for variant terms in
the online database
Thesaurus, e.g. patriotism
appears under nationalism.
Change interface
language here.
 Enter Search terms one topic/box
 Limit terms by Subject and Default Fields
 estridentis*
 mexic*
 avant-gard* or modern*
Try Default Fields first
before limiting to other
 Click on Search
 Add articles to folder for printing or e-mailing
 Click on full-text icon or on
 e.g. #4, Palabra y el Hombre: Revista de la Universidad
Veracruzana, 1999 Oct-Dec; 112: 69-72.
Check Indexes and
Thesaurus for use of
terms in database
Dissertation Abstracts (DAI)
 Click on the Search tab.
 Search for [Keyword] Mexic? [Keyword]
Dissertations from 1996- can be downloaded
for free using an automatically generated id and
pin which are sent by e-mail
 Older dissertations can be ordered through
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) or purchased online.
Downloading Dissertations
• Sign up for an id and password:
• Access RefWorks:
Follow tutorial: http://www.refworks.com/tutorial/
Import references from database or input them manually
Create a folder for your references
Create a bibliography
Uploading to RefWorks from Databases
Click on Bibliographic Manager
under Save to Disk in MLA
Click on RefWorks in ARTbibliographies
Center for Research Libraries
 http://www.library.ualberta.ca/databases/databaseinfo/index.cfm?ID=148
e.g. search for [Keywords] contemporáneos
All resources here can be ordered through
Interlibrary Loan. U of A students benefit from a
4 month renewable loan period.
 Searching is also available through Telnet
 type “guest” and enter search field code
 Use CRL guide for more resources:
Z 733 C397 1990 Reference
Inter-Library Loans (ILL)
 If the document that you are looking for is not in
our Library Catalogue,
 fill out an ILL electronic form:
 indicate, if possible, where your document is located in
the world.
 using OCLC WorldCat locate your document in libraries
world-wide by clicking on “Libraries Worldwide.”
 Check the status of your ILL after 2 weeks:
Print Indexes
 Index to Latin American Periodical Literature
What: (1929-1970)
Where: Rutherford North Floor 1 Ref. F 1401 I38 folio
 The Complete Caribbeana, 1900-1975 : a
bibliographic guide to the scholarly literature
Where: Rutherford North Floor 1 Ref. F 1608 Z9 C734
 Public Affairs Information Service : Annual
Cumulated Bulletin 1915-1971 and
Cumulative Subject Index to the PAIS Annual
Bulletins 1915-1974
Where: Rutherford N flr1 Indexes H1 Z9 B932
 MLA International Bibliography
What: (1921 to 1962)
Where: Rutherford N flr1 Indexes PB 1 M58
Book Review Indexes
 Book Review Index
Where: Rutherford North Floor 1 Index Tables Z
1035 A1 B73
What: (Since 1965-) Provides author and title
indexes, but no excerpts of the reviews.
 Combined Retrospective Index to Book
Reviews in Humanities Journals, 1802-1974
Where: Rutherford North Floor 1 Index Tables Z
1035 A1 C7 1982
 Combined Retrospective Index to Book
Reviews in Scholarly Journals, 1886-1974
Where: Ruth. North Floor 1 Index Tables
Z 1035 A1 C72 1979
Latin American Network Information Center
Latin America: Subject Resources
 Diego Rivera Web Museum
Ask Your Librarian
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 Contact Librarians through Chat reference, E-mail
reference, telephone reference, or in-person at the
reference desk.
 Make an appointment with me for subject-specific
and in-depth searching help.
¡Buena suerte en su búsqueda!