This guide is intended to assist students who are pursuing an Ethnic Studies minor to find library resources that will be useful as supporting material for their research, assignments, papers and projects.
Examines social issues from a variety of sources: pro and con viewpoint articles; full-text articles from magazines, academic journals, and newspapers; statistics and more.
American Indian Movement And Native American RadicalismThis link opens in a new windowPart of the Archives Unbound series; this collection includes the extensive FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest. In addition, there is documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee Stand-off. Informant reports and materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section of the FBI.
American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996This link opens in a new windowAs America transitioned from the Jim Crow era to the Civil Rights movement and beyond, the rest of the world paid close attention. In addition to providing unique viewpoints on Americas fight for racial justice, this collection also offers rare insight into race relations in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
The documents in American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996, are derived from the archives of the Central Intelligence Agency. Between the early 1940s and 1996, a government organization that became part of the CIA monitored, recorded and translated into English relevant news from newspapers, magazines, government statements and radio and television broadcasts from every corner of the globe.
Google ScholarThis link opens in a new windowSearches across numerous publishers and institutional sources for reports, dissertations and theses, and scholarly publications. Using this link will indicate which Google Scholar results are available in full-text through UNK databases or other free/open-access sources.
Use this for legal research and U.S. government information
Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996This link opens in a new windowThis fully searchable digital archive includes firsthand accounts from reputable sources around the world, covering such important events as post-World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more.
The news and analysis in Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives comes from reports gathered every day between the early 1940s and 1996 by a U.S. government organization that became part of the CIA . These include translated and English-language radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, periodicals and government documents. Additionally, the archive contains one-of-a-kind analysis of the reports. Together, these sources constitute the only digital research tool that brings together local perspectives and global insight on immigration in the mid-to-late 20th century. In addition, the interface enables students and scholars to easily browse the collection by a broad range of topics, each providing highly relevant results for users at all levels.
Project MUSEThis link opens in a new windowProject MUSE offers 300+ journals from 60 scholarly publishers in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.