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The Gordon Library is Providing Trial Access to Hispanic Heritage & History Primary Source Databases

DEPARTMENT(S): 
September 7, 2022

The Gordon Library is providing trial access to several significant primary source databases from Readex – a division of NewsBank.  The trial runs from September 1st - October 15th.

The Readex resources included in this trial are:

Hispanic Life in America, 1704-2009 
- the single most comprehensive digital archive of primary source documents related to Hispanic American life. This three-part collection is sourced from more than 17,000 global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications, dating from 1704 to today.

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: 1941-1996
- a fully searchable digital archive that includes firsthand accounts from reputable sources around the world, covering such important events as post-World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more.  

Latin American Newspapers, 1805-1922
- offer unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries, these resources provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse Latin American cultures through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.

 

These trial databases can be accessed at: https://libguides.wpi.edu/databases/database-trials

Please contact us at gr-collectiondevelopment@wpi.edu with any comments or questions on these resources!