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Guide to history research at Temple University Libraries

Primary Sources: Library Databases & Free Online Sources for Latin American History

Looking for primary sources on Latin America? Try this resource first:

LACLI: a repository of free online resources for Latin American, Caribbean, Latinx, and Iberian studies. LACLI is an essential tool to find websites that provide access to a great variety of resources such as audiovisual materials, books, data, ephemera, government documents, oral histories, periodicals, reference works, visual materials, web archives and more!

Primary source databases including newspapers, manuscripts, polls, and other content related to Latin America.

Access Contemporary Newspapers from Latin America

Historical Maps of Latin America

Brazilian Newspaper Database: Open Access Resource

The recently-established open access Hemeroteca Digital Brasileira (HDB) has made the entire Biblioteca Nacional (National Library)’s periodical record, including their vast newspaper collections, available digitally. This is a tremendous resource for scholars studying Brazil.