World Scholar: Latin American & the Caribbean is a multidisciplinary database designed to meet the needs of researchers, postgraduates, and undergraduates with interests in regional studies, history, political science, anthropology, sociology, economics, and international relations. It includes a comprehensive range of content for the region, providing research across the humanities both for current issues and events in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as for historical perspective back to the colonial period.
The collection consists of two components:
- An archive of digitally reproduced primary documents (monographs, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, pamphlets, and newspapers) that focus on the history of Latin America and the Caribbean extending from the colonial period to the present day
- An organized collection of reference, new scholarship, periodicals, videos, audio files, maps, NGO and government reports, think-tank and policy studies center reports, academic journals, statistical information, business publications and newspaper content
Coverage: 15th c. – present