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Mexico & Latin America--Politics & Government

Guide to research in Mexican and Latin American politics and government

General Info

This guide is a select list of reference and research resources covering politics and government topics, with an emphasis on Mexico and Latin America.

Use the tabs above to navigate through the guide. If you need additional help, have a question, or would like to schedule a consultation with a librarian, please contact us using the information on the left side of this page.


Looking for books?

The Library's print and electronic book collection can be searched by using the library catalog. To search book collections beyond those owned by the NMSU Library, use WorldCat. Books not owned by NMSU can be borrowed from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan, or ILLiad.

For a guide to finding books on Latin American politics and government, use the Books tab at the top of the page.


Looking for articles?

Many different databases provide online indexes to articles published in journals, newspapers, magazines, conference proceedings, etc. A list of the databases to which the NMSU library subscribes can be found here. Journal articles not available via the Library's subscriptions can be obtained from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan, or ILLiad.

For a guide to finding articles related to Latin American politics and government, use the Databases tab at the top of the page.


Looking for journals?

Journals are available in print and/or electronic formats. To see if the Library subscribes to a journal, search by the title of the journal:

  1. Search for electronic holding via the Electronic Journals List.
  2. Search for print holdings in the Library Catalog.

Many library resources and services are restricted to NMSU students, faculty, and staff. If you are off-campus, use your myNMSU name and password to log into library resources when prompted.

Request It! (Interlibrary Loan)

Request it

To obtain materials (books, articles, etc.) that are not available at the NMSU Library, use the Request It service.

Use the service if

  • You need a book or article that is not available at NMSU.

OR

  • You need a book or article that is available at another NMSU campus.

OR

  • You are faculty or a Ph.D. candidate and would like to have a book or article delivered to or picked up from your office.

To access Request It directly from a database, look for the Request It button or a link to Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Otherwise, go directly to the Request It form: https://illiad.nmsu.edu/