Finding articles from scholarly journals is a particular challenge for the student studying a foreign language. Availability is the primary issue. Students are encouraged to begin research early to acquire the best sources in one's area.
CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities and PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Together they offer access to more than 300,000 bibliographic citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages.