• Databases,  History,  Humanities,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    Updated Research Guide: Literature of Witness

    A newly updated research guide for the Literature of Witness project  is available on the library’s website.  Use this guide to identify and review: reference materials, Biography Database, library catalog (printed books & eBooks), newspaper collections, NBC newsreels, and Noodlebib citation tutorials. Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) for a research consultation and/or to discuss any of the items in this guide.

  • History,  Humanities,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Human Rights

    Encyclopedia of Human Rights edited by David P. Forsythe, Oxford, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 323 Ox2h This five volume set presents articles related to the ideas, progress, people, politics and policies related to, created for and influencing human rights. Examples: Simone de Beauvoir, Convention on the Rights of a Child, Peacebuilding, Sisterhood is Global, Universality Helpful for:  Global Studies, Humanities, Humanities V Research Paper, Social Justice Club, Model U.N., Literature of Witness

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences,  Web Resources

    New Research Guide: Literature of Witness

    A new Literature of Witness research guide is available for those writing the accompanying research paper.  Use this guide to identify reference materials, recommended catalog searches to retrieve physical and ebooks, as well as contemporary and historical journal, magazine and newspaper articles. Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) for a research consultation and /or to discuss any of the items in this guide.

  • Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts

    Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflicts edited by Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr., Greenwood, 2003. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.8 R83 A one-volume guide concerning the study of global ethnic conflict during the 20th Century.  Each of the thirty-eight individual entries discusses the historical background of a particular ethnic conflict, how the conflict was managed, and the impact of the conflict. Examples include: Canada: The Nationalist Movement in Quebec China: Ethnic Conflict and the International System France: The “Foreigner” Issue Middle East: The Arab-Jewish Struggle for Palestine to 1948 Rwanda: Hutu-Tutsi Conflict and Genocide in Central Africa United States: The United States – Puerto Rico Relationship Helpful for:  Literature of…

  • Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice

    Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice edited by Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn G. Herr, Sage Publications, 2007. Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 303.48 An2 v.1; Ref. 303.48 An2 v.2; Ref. 303.48 An2 v.3. Each volume of this set includes a list of the 960 entries and a “Reader’s Guide,” which groups related articles under broad subject headings. For example, under “Environmentalism,” the guide lists 40 pertinent entries scattered across all three volumes. The third volume contains an extensive index. HELPFUL FOR: Literature of Witness, Terrestrial Ecology, Religion and Ethics, Leadership for Social Justice, Biomedical Ethics, Community Outreach FUN FOR: Eco-Action members, protest…