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    January 17th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    EBSCO Information Services Releases Hispanic American Periodicals Index™
    ~ Coverage of Scholarly Journals on Latin America and the Caribbean ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — January 17, 2020 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) releases Hispanic American Periodicals Index™ (HAPI), a bibliographic database providing complete citations to the contents of scholarly journals related to Latin America and the Caribbean published around the world since the late 1960s. Hispanic American Periodicals Index, produced by the Latin American Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, is now available for annual subscription through EBSCO.

    Materials in Hispanic American Periodicals Index encompass a broad range of topics ranging from political, economic and social issues to the arts and humanities. The resource will also benefit researchers looking for Latinx or migration studies content. Hispanic American Periodicals Index currently indexes more than 400 academic, peer-reviewed journals and includes the contents of more than 700 journals dating back to 1968. Hispanic American Periodicals Index provides more than 340,000 citations with links to full text for close to 180,000 of the citations.

    Hispanic American Periodicals Index supports researchers in Latin American studies and is searchable in Spanish, English and Portuguese. Subject indexing allows for easy search from any of these languages.
    The database is accessible via EBSCOhost®, EBSCO’s intuitive research platform, including all standard query, result and linking features.

    EBSCO provides a wide variety of cultural and area studies resources that complement one another, including Fuente Académica™; Caribbean Search™; Chicano Database; Arab World Resource™: Al Masdar; Bibliography of Native North Americans™; Bibliography of Asian Studies™; and Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies™.

    To learn more about Hispanic American Periodicals Index, visit:

    About EBSCO Information Services
    EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, and clinical decisions tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Vice President of Communications
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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    January 17th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 17 January 2020

    Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2019 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.

    This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 521 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 4,600 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year. The awarded titles have been selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to the field, and their value as an important— often the first—treatment of their subject. For more information about their selection criteria, please visit the Choice website.

    Brill’s winning titles, with our sincere congratulations to their authors and editors:

    The Origins of Chinese Thought
    From Shamanism to Ritual Regulations and Humaneness
    Zehou Li

    Why Look at Plants?
    The Botanical Emergence in Contemporary Art
    Edited by Giovanni Aloi

    Nazi Characters in German Propaganda and Literature
    Dagmar C. G. Lorenz

    Choice is an important resource for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and online resources of interest to those in higher education. Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). More information about Choice.

    Our Choice Outstanding Academic Titles from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
    Questions about these or other Brill titles? Please contact us a

    About Brill
    Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Languages & Linguistics, Literature & Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Biology, Education, Social Sciences and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER), Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 300 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in print and online. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit

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