Written by Toné Mendoza, Lecturer/Diversity Specialist Librarian
For the month of April, UNK celebrates our Asian-American communities which have added richness and ingenuity to our country’s historical progress and vitality, as you will find by exploring these resources available through the Calvin T. Ryan Library:
The Asian American Encyclopedia (6 volume set)
Reference Collection – *E184.O6 A827 1995
Asian Americans: An Overview. (2010). In Encyclopedia of American Studies. Retrieved from http://0-www.credoreference.com.rosi.unk.edu/entry/jhueas/asian_americans_an_overview.
Contemporary Chinese America [electronic resource] : immigration, ethnicity, and community transformation.
Electronic Book via NetLibrary
Encounters : People of Asian Descent in the Americas
Book Collection – E29.O6 E53 1999
Reading the Literatures of Asian America
Book Collection – PS153.A84 R43 1992
A Resource Guide to Asian American Literature
Book Collection – PS153.A84 R47 2001
Asian-Nation : Asian American History, Demographics, & Issues. Retrieved from http://www.asian-nation.org.
Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Retrieved from http://asianpacificheritage.gov.
National Cherry Blossom Festival (Washington D.C). Retrieved from http://www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org.
Notable Asian Pacific Americans (from Scholastic for Teachers website). Retrieved from http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/asian-american/notables.htm.