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Finding Ethnic Studies Material in DELCAT Discovery

When searching DELCAT Discovery, always start by searching for your specific topic, and then broaden your search to find additional material. For example, if you were researching the zoot suit riots that occured in Los Angeles in 1943, you could search for zoot suit riots or Sleepy Lagoon Trial. For additional materials, you could search for Los Angeles and race relations and history.

Library of Congress Subject Headings


Search DELCAT Discovery using specific subject headings related to your topic. For assistance in selecting headings to locate books, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings or Ask a  Librarian. Sample subject headings include:

African American women--Biography
African Americans--Civil rights
Asian Americans -- Politics and government
Bilingual education -- United States
Black power
Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration
Cultural pluralism -- United States
Delaware Indians -- History
Discrimination -- United States
Ethnic identity
Ethnic relations
Ethnicity -- United States
Hispanic American students -- Social conditions
Hispanic Americans
Indians of North America -- Middle Atlantic States
Italian Americans--Ethnic identity
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Jews -- Ethnic identity
Linguistic minorities -- Education -- United States
Mexican Americans
Multicultural education
Muslims -- United States -- Attitudes
Prejudices -- United States
Race relations
Racially mixed people
Racism -- United States
Segregation in education
Slavery in the United States--Condition of slaves
Slaves--United States--Biography
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media
United States -- Ethnic relations
United States -- Race relations
Whites -- United States -- Attitudes
Women slaves

Subject Guide

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Carol Rudisell
Reference & Instructional Services Dept.
(302) 831-6942

Subjects:African American Studies, Caribbean Studies, Ethnic Studies, Foundations and Grants, History, Sexuality Studies, Women and Gender Studies

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