Choose the databases that best fit your topic for the best results.
Japanese majors may also consult the list of library research guides to find the recommended databases for other disciplines.
CiNii is a database service that enables searching of information on academic articles published in academic society journals or university research bulletins, or articles included in the National Diet Library's Japanese Periodicals Index Database.
Search the OneSearch box for your topic. On the results page, expand the "language" drop down menu and select "Japanese." You may also want to check the "search beyond CSUMB Library" option.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): Select Japanese under the language option.
Fuente Académica Plus: Scholarly journals and magazines from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.
Search the OneSearch box for your topic. On the results page, expand the "language" drop down menu and select "Spanish." You may also want to check the "search beyond CSUMB Library" option.
Google Scholar: Enter your search terms in Spanish
HLAS Online: Handbook of Latin American Studies: search extensive bibliography of citations to scholarly publications (in Spanish and English) about Latin America. Items may need to be requested via interlibrary loan.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): Select Spanish under the language option.
JSTOR Retrospective Journal Collection: Select Spanish under the language option.
Background information & statistics
For credible statistics, news, and other information about the country of interest:
CountryWatch - information, data and news on all countries
CIA World Fact Book - Background information compiled by the CIA on all nations of the world
World Bank Open Data - Data about development in countries around the world
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