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Asian Pacific Americans: History, Identity, and Experiences

Designed to provide context for the Fall 2021 One Book One Community experience, this guide offers resources that support learning more about the history, identity, and experiences of Asian Pacific Americans.



Coverage begins with the first issue of a journal, some as early as the 1600s, and continues up until 1-to-5 years ago. An online archive of core scholarly journals in most fields of study. Comprised of high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Not a source for recent articles.

Gale Primary Sources: The Making of the Modern World

Provides access and simultaneous cross-searching of six Gale primary source databases: The 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, The Making of the Modern World, The Times Digital Archive, Sabin Americana, 1500-1926, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Witchcraft in Europe and America (Archives Unbound). Gale Primary Sources also allows researchers to visualize search data by term frequency. Researchers can search all six databases at once using this portal, or access each individually by visiting the appropriate page in the A-Z list.

Academic Search Complete

Date coverage varies, back to 1887. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database. Covers over 6100 full-text journals, 5100 peer-reviewed journals, and indexing for over 10,000 journals. Non-journal publications are also indexed.

America: History & Life (EBSCO)

1964-present. Citations and abstracts. History and culture of the U.S. & Canada, from prehistory to the present. 1,700 academic journals in more than 40 languages, as well as books and dissertations.

Ethnic NewsWatch

1990-present. Fulltext. Articles from newspapers and periodicals published by ethnic, minority and native presses in the United States. In English and Spanish.

SocINDEX with Full Text

1895-present. Sociology research encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. Contains full-text for 428 "core" journals from 1908-present, and 163 "priority" journals. Abstracts for more than 845 "core" journals as far back as 1895. Also includes full-text for more than 735 books and monographs, and full-text for 6,785 conference papers.

International Medieval Bibliography

All aspects of Medieval Studies from current work published throughout Europe, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific region.