Written by Rochelle Krueger, Lecturer/Government Documents Librarian
World AIDS Day, observed annually on December 1, was established by the World Health Organization in 1988 in order to educate, provide awareness, and demonstrate compassion toward those afflicted by HIV/AIDS.
The following items offer a glimpse of the resources available in Calvin T. Ryan Library:
- AIDS: opposing viewpoints (Call #: RA 644 .A25 A364 2008 and online in Opposing Viewpoints in Context)
- Exploding myths and establishing facts: about HIV/AIDS (Call #: VR 917)
- HIV/AIDS: real people, true stories (Call #: VR 2821)
- HIV/AIDS training resource kit (Call #: Gov Doc PE 1.2:H 64/)
- Losing Uncle Tim (Call #: +PZ 7 .J7655 Lo 1989)
Other free, online resources are also abundant. Some examples include:
- National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States
- The Centers for Disease Control
- The William J. Clinton Foundation
- The World Health Organization
As always, if you need assistance finding materials, please contact the library. Library staff are readily available to assist in your research needs!