Selected Web Resources for Ethnic Studies
U.S. Government Resources
You will find government publications in search results as you explore the library catalog. Many government resources are now on the Web, and a few are listed below. Try Google U.S. Government to search the Web for more.
- American Memory Project: Immigration, American Expansion. Library of Congress. Search all or selected collections.
- Immigration. Library of Congress. Primary sources from Library's collections, focusing on immigrant groups that arrived in greatest numbers during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Official Ellis Island site. Ellis Island opened January 1, 1892.
- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: History, Genealogy, and Education.
- Census Bureau.
- Census 2000 Gateway.
- American FactFinder.
- Historical Census Data.
- Minority Links. Data on racial and ethnic populations in the United States.
- Foreign Born Population in the United States. Current Population Reports (P20) series.
- Older Foreign Born Population in the United States, 2000 (P23-211). PDF
- Migration Reports and Data. Census 2000.
- Nevada QuickFacts. From any state report, you can create county or city reports and access other data sets.
- Census Briefs. Another list of Census Briefs. Short documents with findings from Census 2000, current demographic surveys, and the 1997 Economic Census. They usually contain readable narrative and charts or graphs.
- National Association for Ethnic Studies
- Race and Ethnicity
- HAPI Online (Hispanic American Periodicals Index)
- African Research Central
- Pew Hispanic Center. Non-partisan Pew Research Center produces research reports.
- Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive (VOAHA). California State University. Over 275 hours of original oral history recordings by African American, American Indian, Asian American and Mexican/Chicano narrators.
- RootsWeb. Genealogy site with many links to other resources.
- Association of MultiEthnic Americans. AMEA's primary goal is to promote a positive awareness of interracial and multiethnic identity, for ourselves and for society as a whole.
- Google: Ethnicity. Web directory.
- Google Scholar. Good for interdisciplinary topics, and to supplement your research in subject-specific indexes.