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US History-Living History Project: New Immigrants

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

Immigrants' Rights Rally (detail). Photo by Betty Tsang. 2009. (CC by NC ND 2.0)

Subject Reference Sources

Subject Database & E-book resources related to U.S. immigration and the new immigrants.

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

Magazine and Newspaper Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

The Changing Face of America

The Modern Era (1980-Present)

Database Type Key

primary : Contains primary sources.

starter : Great resource for beginning research.

News : Contains news and/or other current events resources.

scholarly : Contains articles from academic and professional journals.

: Requires username & password from home.

: Text-to-Speech function.

: Contains audio.

Web Resources

Asian Americans
Latino Americans
African & Middle Eastern Immigrants 

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username and password (the same ones you use to login to the GBS computers & Power School) to log in:

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.


**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.

 


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