Vol.2 Nº1. 6 de marzo de 2003 ISSN 1690-0723
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Interamerican Human Rights Database,
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.

Human Rights 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 Service, etc.

International Monetary Fund(IMF) Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board(DSBB), http://dsbb.imf.org
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: ddsd@imf.org

LADARK: Latin 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 [chriscd@jhu.edu]

Latin American Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources, http://dodgson.ucsd.edu/las/
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: [klindval@ucsd.edu].

Latin American 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 [db10@cornell.edu]

Latin Americanist 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: [arl@lanic.utexas.edu]

LATINDEX: Indice Latinoamericano de Publicaciones Cientificas Seriadas, http://www.latindex.unam.mx/
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.

Library of 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.

LIBRO--Library 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.

MEXICO: Direccion 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, oalonso@servidor.unam.mx

MEXICO: E-journal UNAM, http://www.ejournal.unam.mx/
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.

MEXICO: INFOJus: 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.

Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast/Consenso De Pronósticos Económicos, http://www.cob.asu.edu/seid/eoc/mexico/
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]

National 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: [natlaw@natlaw.com]

Political Database of the Americas, http://www.georgetown.edu/pdba/
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.

SICE: Sistema 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 [sice@sice.oas.org]

Ya! Basta! 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.

Fuente: http:lib.nmsu.edu/subject/bord/laguia


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