East Asian Bibliographer
Davis Reference Desk
Can't find the article, book, or report you need at our library? You can request it from another library through interlibrary loan.
Example of an academic journal article (click on the "View Page Image" to view)
Ethnic Newswatch is a collection of newspapers, magazines, and journals of ethnic, minority, and native presses. This collection of articles, editorials, columns, reviews, etc. provides a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints.
America, History and Life
America, History and Life indexes journal articles, books, book chapters, & dissertations about the history of North American.
Dissertations & Theses
Indexes US dissertations from 1861 to as recent as last semester with full text available from 1997 on. Masters’ theses are covered more selectively and some full text is available. The database covers work done at more than a thousand institutions, primarily in the United States but also in Canada and Great Britain, and at other European universities for recent years.
JSTOR includes important scholarly journals for humanities, social sciences, international and foreign areas studies.
Currently, MUSE provides full-text access to current content from over 400 titles representing nearly 100 not-for-profit publishers. The MLA database now links to Project Muse journal articles
Academic Search Premier
Similar to JSTOR, Academic Search Premier is a mulitdisplinary resources that will let you search for scholarly articles and journals all subject areas.
Example of an academic book (at least the catalog record for one)
Not sure where to start searching for books? Try searching for these subjects:
Becoming American: The Chinese Experience (DVD available in MRC 65-DVD1403)
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
Angel Island: The Ellis Island of the West
The Transcontinental Railroad Website (Video available in MRC 65-V2928)
Children of the Camps: The Documentary
Conscience and the Constitution (Film available In Law Library Law Audio-Visual D769.8.A6 C65 2000)
Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project
Asian American History from UMN
Asian American Women's History from MTSU
Asian American Village
Model Minority: A guide to Asian American Empowerment
Asian-Nation: The landscape of Asian America
Triangle Area Chinese American Society of North Carolina
The National Association of Asian American Professionals
Asian American Journalist in North Carolina
Amerasia (Davis Library - Call No. E184.O6 A44)
The Asian American encyclopedia
Davis Reference E184.O6 A827 1995
Racial and ethnic relations in America
Davis or UL Reference E49 .R33 2000
American Immigrant Cultures: Builders of a Nation
Davis Reference E184 .A1 A63448 1997
Encyclopedia of American Immigration
Davis Reference JV6465 .E53 2000
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
Davis Reference E184 .A1 G14 2000
The Media Resources Center (MRC), located on the lower level of the R.B. House Undergraduate Library, has the films on reserve that you will need for this course as well as many other films that relate to the Asian American Experience. Use the FilmFinder to search the films available in the MRC.