Chicano Database

Produced by the Ethnic Studies Library at the University of California, Berkeley, this bibliographic index covers a wide range of materials focused on the Mexican-American and Chicano experience, as well as the broader Latino experience of Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central American immigrants from 1992 onwards.

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At a Glance

Subject Area: Cultural & Area Studies
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Content Includes

  • Nearly 70,000 records from more than 2,400 journals and other resources
  • Selective indexing dating back to early 1900s 
  • Quarterly updates

Subjects Include

  • Art
  • Bilingual education
  • Education
  • Health
  • Labor
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Mental health
  • Politics

Broad Coverage from a Variety of Sources

Content within the Chicano Database is designed to further research, teaching and scholarship for Chicano studies programs and extended ethnic studies curricula, giving researchers targeted access to materials that explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender within the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience.

The Chicano Database pulls content from journals and other resources, including newspapers, books, book chapters and more. Updated on a quarterly basis, the Chicano Database offers uniform subject access to a continuously growing body of literature.