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UWRT 150 Writing Seminar (Mazique): Immigration

Finding Encyclopedias and Books

If you need background information, there are print and online subject encyclopedias that will give you topic ideas. For example, check out this online resource, Anti-immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia. Use the keywords immigra* AND encyclopedia to find a list of different immigration issues. The asterik * will find variations of the word immigrant(s), immigration, etc. You can search the catalog below. Some of the print encyclopedias are available for check-out. You can also look up specific ethnic groups for background info. For example, Irish Americans.

Use the CREDO Reference database for more resources related to your topic.

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