Books, both print and electronic, can be found by searching our WorldCat Discovery catalog, found on the library's website.
You can use the Library's free interlibrary loan service!
If you would like to browse print books on the subject of race and ethnicity in the United States, these call number ranges can get help. Books are located on the lower floor of the library.
E75 - E99: Indians of North America
E184 - E185.98: African Americans
E441 - E453: Slavery in the United States; Anti-slavery movement
You might also look for books on a particular era, which could include information on race relations in that time period. For example, books on the Civil War (call numbers beginning E456 to E655) might be provide information about the effects of the Emancipation Proclamation on enslaved African Americans. Refer to the Library of Congress Classification, class E, for various time periods and historical events in United States history or class F for state historical information.
The Doane Library has a good collection of reference books to help put your research in context of a social movement, historical time period or event. Reference articles can also help describe the facets or aspects of a topic, which can help you narrow your own research.