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Racism and Race Relations: Books

Racism and Race Relations

Locating Books with Keywords

Step 1. Because racism is a broad topic, you will need to refine your search. 

  • Start your search for books in the SXU book catalog.
  • Enter your keywords like this: racism or race relations

The initial search and results can be found here.


The results are too broad.  Look at the left column titled Subjects and skim to see further breakdowns.   Racism is covered in many different subjects - history, literature, education, philosophy, science medicine, etc.  

All of the books might not be appropriate based on reasons such as age, topic, etc.  To continue narrowing your results, go to Step 2.

 

Narrowing the Results

Step 2.  To narrow your search, look to the left and you will find several different ways to limit your search: format, author, subject, topic, genre, era, etc.

Look at the left column to narrow your search.

Skim the results.  All of the books might not be appropriate based on reasons such as age, topic, etc.  To retrieve the most recent books, go to Step 3.

 

Look for the Most Recent Materials

Step 3.  To narrow your search, look to the left and you will find several different ways to limit your search: format, author, subject, topic, genre, era, etc.

Look at the left column to narrow your search.

  To retrieve the most recent books change the Sort By option to Date-newest.

  To find other related materials, go to Step 4.

Locating Similar Books

Step 4.  To find more books similar to the ones on your topic, pick interesting books and look at the assigned SUBJECT HEADINGS for each book. 

Click on the title to find the subject headings.

Right Click on the subject heading (search each one separately) describing your interests to open a new search window.

NOTE: Use the Menu on the top right to return to your Search History.

 

For example: 

The first heading, Discrimination in criminal justice administration - United States, resulted in 42 titles. 

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