WEB DE INTERES
Interamerican Human Rights Database, http://www.wcl.american.edu/pub/humright/digest/
Produced by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Washington
College of Law, at the American University, the Inter-American Human
Rights Database contains documents in English and Spanish adopted
by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights since its first
session, in 1960.
Library - University of Minnesota, http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/
Searchable collection of hundreds of the most important international
human rights treaties and other instruments; general comments, recommendations,
decisions, and views of human rights treaty bodies; material on
the work of other U.N. human rights bodies, including the Commission
and its Sub-Commission; decisions and advisory opinions of the Inter-American
Court of Human Rights and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights;
material from the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe
(OSCE) and the Asylum Branch of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
Monetary Fund(IMF) Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board(DSBB),
IMF members may subscribe to the Special Data Dissemination Standard
(SDDS) for the provision of their economic and financial data to
the public in order to "enhance the availability of timely
and comprehensive statistics and therefore contribute to the pursuit
of sound macroeconomic policies..." The DSBB website access
to agencies within each country that provide statistics and details
about how to obtain data in many formats. For some countries, a
direct link is provided to the statistical source in the country.
Latin American coverage includes: Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Mexico
and Peru (as of May 1997). Email contact: email@example.com
America Development Electronic Archive, http://www.jhu.edu/~soc/ladark.html
Created by the Program in Comparative International Development
in the Dept. of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, LADARK contains
datasets, working papers, bibliographies, course syllabi, and announcements
useful to scholars researching Latin American development. For more
information contact Christopher Chase-Dunn [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources,
Created by Karen Lindvall-Larson (University of California--San
Diego). Provides a chronology of elections since independence at
the municipal state and federal levels in the Spanish-speaking countries
of Latin America. Includes lists of sources for all statistics and
other information provided on the website. As of July 2002, full
data for Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico
and Panama are available. Updates are posted regularly. For more
information consult: [email@example.com].
Government Documents Project, http://lib1.library.cornell.edu/colldev/ladocshome.html
An experimental project to organize, describe and link to Latin
American official documents available on the internet. Includes
national level statistical, executive, legislative, and judicial
sources, and several categories of "subnational" documents.
Created by David Block, Cornell University [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Research Resources Pilot Project, http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/arl/
Access to tables of contents of several hundred journals from Mexico
and Argentina. Allows academic researchers to identify and locate
articles available via interlibrary loan from over 40 research libraries
in the US. Joint project of the Association of Research Libraries
and UT-LANIC. Email: [email@example.com]
Indice Latinoamericano de Publicaciones Cientificas Seriadas,
Project of the UNAM libraries to provide a web-accessible database
of important journals from many Latin American countries.
LEER--Spanish Language Books from all over Latin America, http://www.leer.nisc.com
Access to over one million book titles published in Spain and Latin
America. Provides publisher and (in some cases) distributor information.
Introduced in Spring 1999 as a free service from NISC. Users have
free access to database, but must register. The site contains advertising
for other NISC products.
Congress Country Studies/Area Handbooks, http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division
of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook
Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This series presently
contains studies of 71 countries. Use the BROWSE or SEARCH features
to locate Latin American countries in the series.
of Iberian Resources Online,http://libro.uca.edu
Contains full text of recent, but out-of-print university press
monographs, published in English, that discuss the peoples and nations
of the Iberian peninsula. Beginning with the Hispanic Middle Ages,
ca. 500 to 1500 it will eventually cover the sixteenth and seventeenth
centuries. A joint project of the American Academy of Research Historians
of Medieval Spain and the University of Central Arkansas.
General de Bibliotecas: Catalogos Globales, http://www.dgbiblio.unam.mx/catalg.html
The libraries of the UNAM provide several unique databases of
research material through their online system. Through this one
page, the user has access to LIBRIUNAM, the holdings of the library;
SERIUNAM: the Catálogo Hemerográfico Nacional; TESIUNAM:
Catálogo de Tesis. CLASE: analyzes the contents of over 1000
social sciences and humanities journals; PERIODICA covers journals
in science and technology. For more information on the these databases,
contact, Octavio Alonso, Latin American Bibliography, DGB-UNAM,
Electronic library providing fulltext access to selected academic
journals published by the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
Some of the titles included: Atmosfera, Ciencias, Demos, Geofisica
Internacional, Investigacion Bibliotecologica.
Instituto de Investigaciones Juridicas (UNAM), http://info.juridicas.unam.mx
Access to Mexican legislation, constitutional law, research directory,
etc. See especially the Sistema de Informacion-UNAMJure, http://info4.juridicas.unam.mx/unamjure/
to search full text of laws.
Economic Forecast/Consenso De Pronósticos Económicos,
Published quarterly, the Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast provides
forecasts and an analysis of the Mexico economy. The panel of forecasters
is drawn from the leading experts in Mexico on the Mexican economy.
Fulltext reports from 1995--present. Produced by the College of
Business, Arizona State University. Contact [Tracy.Clark@asu.edu]
Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, http://www.natlaw.com/index.htm
Access to the InterAm Database for Mexican and Latin American laws,
including many in translation. Also access to the Weekly Inter-American
Trade and Investment Law Bulletin. Access to the database is via
subscription. Info contact: [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Database of the Americas,
Produced by the Georgetown University Center for Latin American
Studies and the OAS, this site provides country summaries, constitutions,
election data, and other fulltext documents by and about Latin American
governments. Contact information via http://www.georgetown.edu/pdba/contact.html.
de Informacion al Comercio Exterior, http://www.sice.oas.org/
Foreign Trade Information System of the Organization of American
States (OAS). Contains articles, data, official treaties and trade
agreements, Free Trade Area of the Americas process, etc. Excellent
source for documentation on all aspects of trade in the Americas.
For more information contact [email@example.com]
Zapatista Website, http://www.ezln.org
Comprehensive database of documents relating to the uprising of
the Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional in Chiapas, Mexico.
Contains every communique issued by the EZLN since January 1994;
many are translated into English and other languages.