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Diversity and Social Justice: News

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!

Examples of news items

News sources, including newspapers, can provide very current information from around the world.  Some examples are:

"ADL: Hate crimes in state nearly doubled in 2020"

O'Neill, Tara, Trumbull Times (CT), April 22, 2021 (from NewsBank database)

"Antisemitism discussed at UNF after incident"

Bloch, Emily, The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL), April 15, 2021 (from NewsBank database)

Hudspeth Blackburn, Piper, Toronto Star (Canada), March 14, 2021 (from Newspaper Source Plus database)

Databases where you can find newspaper articles

News Websites

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