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You can find the books below in the Alverno College Library using the call numbers listed below each. Ask at the library Information Desk for assistance finding these books. *Note: Some of these books are reference and can't leave the library. One is in electronic format and can be downloaded.
Recommended Websites and Databases
Gale Virtual Reference: Multicultural Studies
Browse a list of digitized encyclopedias to find history and background information about various ethnic groups and multicultural studies.
Academic Search Premier
You can search this database to find news, scholarly articles, and other information related to ethnicity, religion, and cross-cultural communication.
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Full text for over 160 titles in the areas of communication and mass media studies. You can search this database to find information about race, ethnicity, religion, and the media.
JSTOR: Browse by Subject
JSTOR is a digital archive of scholarly journals. Scroll down this page to the Area Studies section to browse journals about various ethnic groups.
Newspaper Source Plus
Provides selected full text for U.S. national, international and U.S. regional newspapers. Contains full text television & radio news transcripts, video and podcasts. Wisconsin newspapers include The Janesville Gazette, La Crosse Tribune, The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Appleton Post-Crescent, Wisconsin Law Journal, and The Wisconsin State Journal.
Smithsonian Global Sound
Features more than 35,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, natural & man-made sounds from recordings of Smithsonian Folkways Records. The database includes American folk traditions, blues, bluegrass, old-time country, calypso, American Indian & world traditions, jazz, classical, children's recordings, biographies, drama & poetry.
Pew Research Center Reports
, Asian Studies
, Best Websites
, Dictionaries & Reference Tools
, Global Perspectives
, Open Access Resources
, Open Educational Resources
, Political Science
When you are doing a database or Topcat search for books or articles, you often need to refine your search or find additional information. To do this try combining one or more of the keywords below with the group you are studying in a search.
- social life and customs
- ethnic identity
- religious life