Made in Mexico, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 2018.

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Terms of Use of MiCISAN, Institutional Repository of the CISAN

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  3. The “USER” will not use the information with the intent of deceiving or confusing the public by changing its original meaning, thus altering its veracity.
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    UNAM, Name/acronym of the university body that aided in creating the repository. Name of the repository. Place of publication: Publishing house, PERMANENT REPOSITORY LINK (electronic address or URI), and the date accessed in numeric format (YYYY-MM-DD).


    Source: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte. MiCISAN, Repositorio Institucional. Mexico City: CISAN, UNAM. 2018/02/14.


    (NAME OF THE PERSON OR INSTITUTION THAT IS THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER), “Title”; Place of publication: Publishing House, year of publication. (Magazine or journal number), and pages. INTERNET LINK OF DATA CONSULTED (Unique handle identifier of the document in the repository), and date accessed in numeric format (YYYY-MM-DD), plus any other technical specification requested by the copyright holder (©, ®, ™).


    Gambrill, Monica. Diez años del TLCAN en México. Mexico City: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte/ Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas/ Facultad de Economía, 2006, 502 pp., 2018/02/09


    Zepeda, Roberto. “The Role of Workers and Unions in Trump’s Rise to the U.S. Presidency.” Voices of Mexico, Mexico City: CISAN, UNAM, 2016 (102),15-18 pp., 2018/02/09

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MiCISAN, Institutional Repository is the property of the National Autonomous University of Mexico and is managed by the Center for Research on North America. The dominion name and all other media that serve to directly access the official digital platform are for the exclusive use of the “UNAM.”

“The information is reserved exclusively for use in teaching, academic activities, and cultural dissemination; therefore, its reproduction for other purposes is strictly prohibited.”.

In the Terms of Use of MiCISAN, Institutional Repository of the CISAN, UNAM, the following definitions will apply:

  1. free of charge: their access is not for profit and requires no payment;
  2. non-discriminatory: the data is accessible and can be accessed without restriction;
  3. open access: the only requirement for being freely used is that the source be cited;
  4. digital: the data are structured completely or partially to be processed and interpreted automatically by electronic equipment;
  5. comprehensive: as far as possible, they contain the topic they describe in detail and with the necessary materials;
  6. primary: they come from original sources with the highest degree of disaggregation possible;
  7. opportune: they are periodically updated as the updates are generated; and
  8. permanent: they are preserved over time; for this to be possible, the relevant historical versions for public use will be kept available through the institutional identifiers appropriate for this end.