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Researching Periodicals From the African Diaspora: Periodicals from Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America


On this page you can find resources to help you locate periodicals from Canada, the Caribbean, Central and Latin America.

Finding Titles in The Collection

If you know the title of the publication, you may search by title in the NYPL catalog. You may limit your search to holdings at the Schomburg Center only: 

Journal title

You may search for a publication by doing a keyword search using the country of publication and the word "periodicals" (e.g. Senegal periodicals).


To browse titles of publications from Canada, you can try the following subject search:


To search by location for the periodicals from specific islands in the Caribbean you can include the name of the island in the search heading as follows:

To search for titles across the Caribbean you can try the following search:

To locate Caribbean American periodicals, you can try the following search:

Central America

To locate titles from Central America such as Panama, you can try:

South America

To locate titles from South American you can search the country such as the following:

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources (including digitized periodicals) from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. The database is freely accessible to researchers accessing it remotely.

Bibliographies & Indexes