LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America for people living in Latin America as well as others around the world who have an interest in the region. LANIC has become an important gateway to Latin America for primary and secondary school teachers and students and private and public sector professionals.
The online version of LRGis based on the fifth print edition and is updated regularly. It includes over 1,000 entries, which refer to nearly
1,600 additional books, articles, and electronic resources. Full text reviews are also included. This is a good collection development tool as well as an excellent roadmap of the literary research process for upper-level students through faculty.