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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

This guide serves as an introduction to library resources and information in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Key Search Terms

The items in this guide are only a sampling of the the many materials available through the library. Below are some examples of key words or subject headings you can use to search for further information in the library's catalog and databases.

  • Asian Americans
  • Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity
  • Asian Americans -- History
  • Asian Americans -- Race identity
  • Asian Americans -- Social conditions
  • Pacific Islander Americans
  • Pacific Islanders
  • Specific Asian American/Pacific Islander population groups, such as Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, etc.

Or try out these related search terms:

  • American literature -- Asian American authors
  • Asian American art
  • Asian American women
  • Asian Americans in popular culture

For further searching tips, see our Get Help guides.

Selected Print Books

Selected Ebooks

Alaska Digital Library

The Alaska Digital Library has a wide selection of materials on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in ebook and digital audiobook format. For additional information on using these materials, view our guide.