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The Library has both print and electronic books, journals, magazines, and audio/visual material as well as a wide variety of additional digital content. For assistance locating resources you can consult the staff at the circulation desk for print items or a research librarian for digital material.
If you have any questions, or would like further research assistance, please feel free to make an appointment with a research librarian, or contact the creator and editor of the guide, Kim Rinaldo.
Reference Resources in the Library
Reference resources help you learn more about a topic before you begin in-depth research. These sources usually provide short essays about a particular topic identifying key people involved, dates and places, as well as keywords for you to use later on in your research. They are great places to start, particularly if you are unfamiliar with a topic.
Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.
Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.