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Multicultural Resources

A subject guide for people interested in learning about different cultures and ways of life.

Electronic Resources


African-American History and Culture: An On-line Encyclopedia

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"A thorough subject encyclopedia in coverage...the synergy of all the various components provides students and researchers with a rich web of information." Electronic Resources Review. (This service was partially funded by the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.)


American-Indian History and Culture: An On-line Encyclopedia

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Fast access to 5000 years of culture, history and people through subject entries, biographies, primary source documents, maps and photographs. (This service was partially funded by the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.)

Browsing Areas

300s - Social Sciences
390 Customs, etiquette, folklore
391 Costume & personal appearance
392 Customs of life cycle & domestic life
393 Death customs
394 General customs
398 Folklore

800s - Literature
895 Literatures of East & Southeast Asia
896 African literatures
897 North American native literatures
898 South Anerican native literatures

900s - Geography and History
940 General history of Europe
950 General history of Asia
960 General history of Africa
970 General history of North America
980 General history of South America
994 General history of other areas Australia

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immigration Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources

World Wide Web Resources

AfriGeneas
AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.

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