Books: Use the UM Libraries Catalog and union catalogs below to conduct comprehensive searches of materials held in local, national, and international libraries.
Subject Headings: For appropriate search terms consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings. Subject headings that begin with the term ASIAN AMERICANS will lead to works on citizens of the United States of Asian descent. In addition to the term Asian Americans, a narrower term may be used, such as ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILIES or ASIAN AMERICAN STUDENTS.
EAST INDIAN AMERICANS
PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICANS
Non-Print Materials: To search for videos, films, or DVD's, go to the UM Libraries' Catalog. Select the "advanced search" option and search for words in "all fields." Enter the term "Asian American" with the truncation symbol * (asterisk) after it: "Asian American*" Change the "format" option to: "Videos/Films (all)."
Asian American Studies Program at UMD
The Asian American Studies Program (AAST) at the University of Maryland provides students with the opportunity to study critically the experiences of Asian Americans. AAST offers an undergraduate certificate for students who wish to develop a specialization in Asian American studies alongside their degree pursuits [http://www.aast.umd.edu]