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SOCI 251--Race and Ethnicity: Finding Books

This guide is a resource for students taking SOCI 251. It will lead you to databases with helpful journal articles, books, websites, and other resources.

eReference Books

These resources are available electronically through the CLICnet catalog.

Print Reference Resources

These resource provide information on different ethnic groups.

Reference resources--specific ethnic groups

General eReference Sources

These Resources are collections of resources. 

Blackwell Reference Online is a collection of encyclopedia and companion handbooks in different subject areas.  There are numerous publications under the Race & Ethnicity subject area and the Sociology subject area.  Some of these Blackwell resources are listed in the box above.

Credo Reference also includes many resources that would be useful for locating information on ethnic groups and immigration.  There are a couple of titles listed in the box above.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library and The Oxford Reference Online collection also include some resources that could be helpful for research in race and ethnicity.

Subject terms for searching CLICnet and WorldCat

Here are suggestions for subject terms to use when searching CLICnet and WorldCat for books (both electronic and in print) on Race and Ethnicity and Immigration:

Ethnic Attitudes
Group Identity
Race awareness
Race identity
United States--Emigration and immigration
United States--Ethnic Relations
United States--Race Relations

Search for Books and eBooks

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Worldcat Search - Simple

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Use WorldCat to search for books nation-wide, and use the ILLIAD interlibrary loan system to get them sent here.

Google Book Search

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