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Immigration

This guide was originally created for the Human Rights Institute of Kean University's Fourth Annual Conference -- Immigration: A Melting Pot No More? The conference was held on February 11, 2011.

OER

Click on the link below for Open Educational Resources for Immigration:

Mason OER Metafinder

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias and Other Reference Resources

American Immigration

Electronic Resource

Atlas of American Migration

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of American Urban History

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Bilingual Education

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Diasporas

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Volumes 1-2

Handbook of World Families

Electronic Resource

Immigration and Multiculturalism

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Immigration in U. S. History

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Volumes 1-2

Social History of the United States

Reference Collection (First Floor)
Volumes 1-10

Recommended Online Encyclopedia and Reference Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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