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Guide to UML and internet sources to on the history & current status of ethnic groups in the U.S.
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Welcome to the Ethnic Groups Research Guide.

To start we would like to give you an overview of what you will find on the guide and how it is arranged.

  • Links to the UML Library Catalog to search for books, videos, etc. with suggested subject headings. Also try keyword or phrase searching.
  • Links to the virtual catalogs to search & directly request books from libraries across New England.
  • Links to online books including Netlibrary, National Academy Press. Search or browse for online books on your ethnic group.
  • UML Reference books dealing with ethnic groups available at the O'Leary Library.


  • Recommended journal indexes to find articles on your chosen ethnic group.


Internet Sources

  • American Memory from the Library of Congress
  • Making of America
  • American Centuries...a view from New England
  • Digital Collections of the NY Public Library
  • Oral History Sources



  • Links to newspapers to find current information on your ethnic group.

Statistical Sources

  • Books in the Reference section of O'Leary Library mostly historical.
  • Online resources for demographic and statistical information both historical and current.

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