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Scholars Research Seminar: Japanese-American Incarceration, Winter 2017: Getting Started with Books

Supplemental library resources for Scholars Research Seminar.

Books about Japanese-American Incarceration

Try: keyword searches relevant to your topic. Ex. (draft or military) and (Japanese americans)

Look at the subjects for a book that is of interest to you.  Follow the subject links to more resources on the topic.

Send the call number to yourself via text message.

Use Google Preview to search the book, check references, and get additional titles of interest.


Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.

Japanese Americans -- Civil Rights

World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Japanese American.

Japanese Americans in World War II (National Historic Landmark Theme Study)

Selected Titles

Getting Started

from the Library home page:

  • Summon tab allows you to search across a large portion of the library's collections to explore topics, identify relevant databases, and evaluate the results, all within a single search experience. Includes books, journal articles, and more.
  • The Catalog tab is where you want to start to search for books, government documents, DVDs and videos in our Catalog. 
  • Databases tab will help you to start looking for journal articles. Try Any Topic to select a database such as JSTOR or EBSCOhost. There is also an A-Z listing of all databases.
  • The Journals tab lists what journals and newspapers the libarary has access to. If you have found a citation and wantt to see if you can get to the full-text, use this tab to search for the journal title.(not the article title)


  • Quick Links get you to your Interlibrary loan account (Illiad).



Search for an item in libraries near you:

Worldcat will help you locate books beyond Schaffer and ConnectNY

Subject Guide

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