Ethnic Studies is the interdisciplinary study of the histories, experiences, cultures, and issues of racial-ethnic groups in the United States. This guide was designed to help you get started with your research in ethnic studies. Each page contains a list of specialized research tools created for researchers looking for primary and secondary sources.
After choosing a topic, you need to find basic background about the subject. Finding this information at the beginning of your research provides a frame for your knowledge and your writing. A background search provides: