Friday, September 1, 2017

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month
To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month Atkins library will be featuring three resources. These resources will aid you in examining the significant events that have forged the rich history of Hispanic Heritage and culture.
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980, represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. It is based on the “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project,” a national research effort directed by Nicol├ís Kanellos, Brown Foundation Professor of  Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston.
  • Features hundreds of fully searchable newspapers published in the United States by Hispanics
  • Based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project,” a national research effort
  • Offers unabridged voices, ranging from intellectuals and literary notables to politicians, union organizers and grassroots figures
Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 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. Together, both series of Latin American Newspaperschronicles the evolution of Latin America over two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.
  • Online access to more than 280 newspapers published between 1805 and 1922
  • From Argentina to Venezuela—titles from more than 20 countries in the region
  • Created in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries and its contributing members