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Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies


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Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

You can also see a complete list of databases for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

Key databases

Handbook of Latin American Studies

Search for details of books, book chapters, conference papers and articles in Latin American studies. The database is multilingual and covers the fields of anthropology, archaeology, genealogy, art, economics, geography, government and politics, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, and sociology. The database is updated weekly with coverage starting from 1936. Physical copies are located in the Brotherton Library.

Guide to using Handbook of Latin American Studies

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

This database lists details of more than two million doctoral dissertations and master's theses from 1861 in all disciplines. Divides into: Dissertation abstracts A: The humanities and social sciences, and: B: The sciences and engineering. Coverage is international. Dissertations published from 1980 onwards include 350-word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 onwards include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as PDF formats include free 24-page previews. The full text of most documents can be purchased online.

Guide to using ProQuest Dissertations and Theses


Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Guide to using Scopus

Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching

Search for forthcoming television and radio programmes, including terrestrial, cable and satellite television. Part of Learning on Screen. The database is updated daily.

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.

Guide to using Web of Science