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Saturday, January 05, 2008

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

"Readex has announced the initial release of Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 in February 2008. Created in cooperation with the University of Houston, this new digital resource 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 titles, including many published bilingually in Spanish and English. Based on the 'Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project,' a national research effort directed by Professor Nicolás Kanellos, Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America's Historical Newspapers"

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