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Diversity and Social Justice: Home

Terms and reliable sources

Whether looking for books, articles, or other formats, searching involves using relevant terms and reliable resources.

This guide from Cornell University's library gives ideas for search terms.

This guide from MIT's library differentiates subject headings and keywords.

Use this guide for tips on research, including evaluating resources

This Cultural Information Index is a collaborative effort of SUNY Fredonia entities. It provides a variety of terms and definitions.

Interlibrary Loan

If Reed Library doesn’t have the article, book, score, DVD, or other item you are looking for, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan. This service is free!

Suggest Additional Titles

If you would like the Library to purchase a title regarding diversity and social justice, please fill out the form to Suggest an Item for the Collection.

Library resources regarding Diversity and Social Justice

Reed Library owns or has access to varied authoritative sources of information about current and historical issues surrounding
diversity and social justice. 

Please see the tabs above for examples of sources.

You can also use ReedSearch as an inclusive approach to find sources. 





ReedSearch provides one-stop searching for books, e-books, scores, articles, digital media, and more.

If you have questions or need assistance with the interface, please see this guide or email 

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Research Assistance Available

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Friday - 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday - 6 pm to 10 pm



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