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Library Resources for
Politics of Latin America & the Caribbean
Evaluating Websites
Country Studies - General Overviews

Find Books & More

  • OWLCat - SUNY Old Westbury Library Catalog
  • ebrary - e-book collection
  • SUNY Connect - Search here for books in other SUNY Libraries 
  • WorldCat - Search this catalog to find books from libraries worldwide  [OW]
Interlibrary Loan
Find Articles - Databases 
Use the following databases to find citations, abstracts and full-text articles in journals, newspapers and magazines. These databases are available from on and off-campus computers. You must be a College at Old Westbury student or staff member to access most of the databases from off campus. When accessing from an off-campus computer, you may be prompted to enter a username and password. Use the same username and password that you use to log onto campus computers. These sources can also be accessed through the Library's Search Databases page.
  • Academic Search Complete - journal, magazine & newspaper articles  [OW]
  • Handbook of Latin American Studies (HLAS) Database of citations and abstracts for published materials on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities.  Produced by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress
  • ProQuest Central - journal, magazine & newspaper articles  [OW]
  • JStor - full-text scholarly journal articles  [OW]
  • Project MUSE - full-text scholarly articles in the social sciences & humanities  [OW]
Guides & Tutorials


Writing Resources & Citation Style Guides
APA Style Guide - SUNY Old Westbury Library
APA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue University Writing Lab
Chicago Manual of Style - Purdue University Writing Lab
MLA Style Guide - SUNY Old Westbury Library
MLA Formatting and Style Guide - Purdue University Writing Lab
SUNY Old Westbury Writing Center - Located in L300 in the Library
Turabian Quick Guide - Univ. of Chicago Press

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