This tutorial guide for the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Region 5 database is intended for students and researchers studying Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.
Use this guide to get started with the FBIS Region 5 database.
The FBIS Region 5 Daily Reports 1974–1996 is a newly acquired database which consists of translated broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations in Latin America. These media sources were monitored and issued by an agency of the
The reports offer unique perspectives on international affairs as events unfolded from 1974-1996. Many of those events are in some ways the predecessors, if not the outright causes of what is happening today. The reports contain significant, critical material unavailable from any other source.
The FBIS e-resource offers name and subject-search ability in an instant.
(The above introduction is based on material originally published by the History Faculty Library.)
This guide has been prepared by the Bodleian Latin American Centre Library
St Antony's College,
tel: (01865) 2-74483
The library is no. 10 on the Bodleian Libraries map
Librarian and Subject Consultant: Frank Egerton email@example.com
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