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WRTG 105 What is Race: Origins, Meanings, Uses, and Discussions (Townsend): Home


This guide will help you get started with your research for this class. If you have any questions or need help finding resources, please feel free to reach out to Lara Nicosia...she is happy to help!

You can reach Lara using the following methods:

You will need access to the following documents during your two library class sessions:

September 23, 2021

Scholarly Articles

It is important to use search terms that will appear in the scholarly literature. The terms or phrases that we use to describe race or ethnicity are continually evolving. Here are some common terms you will find in recent scholarly literature:

  • African American students
  • Asian American students
  • Black students
  • Hispanic American students
  • Minority students
  • Minority youth
  • Multiracial youth
  • Native American students
  • People of color
  • Students of color

Note: This list is not comprehensive, but can serve as a starting point for choosing appropriate search terms.

Finding Data & Surveys

News Stories

Audiovisual Sources

Finding, Using, and Citing Images

Not finding what you need and need other suggestions? Want to know how to properly cite an image in a presentation or writer's notes?

Check out our guide on Finding, Using, and Citing Images created by Moriana Garcia, Science & Engineering Librarian.

Humanities Librarian

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Lara Nicosia
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