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Asian and Asian American Resources

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The Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) has a variety of resources that can be useful for Asian and Asian American instructional topics. The following will help you to identify and locate the most appropriate materials for your needs.  Both print and media resources are available and indexed by author, title, and subject in the Oviatt Library online catalog.  Remember that many materials, particularly media materials, may work well with a variety of student audiences.  Both print and media resources are indexed by author, title, and subject in the Oviatt Library online catalog.

Library catalog search form.

Selected subject terms:

Use “Catalog” search from the Oviatt Library homepage and limit your search to the TCC as a location.

Search under these subject terms:

  • Asian Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • Filipino Americans
  • Korean Americans
  • Japanese Americans
  • Hawaiians

Narrow your search using these subdivisions (e.g. Asian Americans - History)

  • Folklore
  • Social life and customs
  • History
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Juvenile literature

Additional suggested search terms:

  • Dance - Hawaii
  • Dancing - Hawaii
  • Songs, Hawaiian
  • Tales - China
  • Festivals
  • Holidays
  • Chinese New Year
  • Concentration camps - Wyoming
  • Multicultural education

Curriculum Guides/Lesson Plans

Use the Study and teaching subdivision after any subject to find curriculum guides and lesson plans in the Oviatt Library Catalog. Example:

  • Asian Americans - Study and teaching
  • Needlework, Hmong – Study and teaching

Curriculum guides/lesson plans may also be found in the ERIC documents collection. Ask the Reference Librarian for assistance in locating these guides.

Internet sources:

Created by Dr. Karin Duran
Questions or Comments: mara.houdyshell@csun.edu