Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

In our print Reference Collection:

Caribbean-Central America Profile

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean Cultures
F1406.E515 2000

The Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures: the Civilizations of Mexico and Central America
F1218.6.O95 2001


In our DVD Collection:

Blacks in Latin America
F1419.N4B533 2011


Library E-Resources:

(Available to Current MIIS Students, Faculty and Staff only)

Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search Elite, Business Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

EIU Country Reports & Profiles
Economic and political analysis of countries from the Economist Intelligence Unit.  Updated monthly.

Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America
An ABC-CLIO encyclopedia.

Europa World
The online version of Europa World Year Book, Europa World provides current economic and political profiles of every country in the world, as well as directory information and statistics.  Europa also profiles international organizations.

International Financial Statistics Online
This IMF statistical database provides access to regional and country statistics from 2004 to the present.

The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

LexisNexis Academic Universe
covers over 6,000 news, business and legal sources.  You'll find full text articles from newspapers, magazines and wire services including non-English language sources.  Search the business category for company profiles, financial reports, directory information, and accounting literature.  The legal search includes full text articles from law journals, state and federal regulations.

PAIS International
An index to magazines, journals, books and government documents in the fields of public affairs.  Abstracts with links to full text of some journal articles.  Covers 1915 to present.

Digital editions of over 500 international newspapers in English, Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and other languages.  Updated daily with a 2-3 month archive.

ProQuest Central
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

World Bank E-Library
All current and recent World Bank publications are available here in PDF format.



Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
This website from the University of Texas, Austin has an enormous list of links to websites relating to economy, politics, technology, culture, and sustainable development in Latin America.

Organization of American States
The OAS website has a large collection of documents from the organization.

World Factbook
Annual country profiles from the CIA.