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By Vicki Lovelady Gregory, Marilyn H. Karrenbrock Stauffer, Thomas W. Keene

Designed as a study reduction, this paintings presents information regarding American and Canadian net and net resources that take care of multicultural matters. particular cultures and ethnicities are coated, and an entire net tackle and short annotation is given for every website.

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The intent is to provide a few good resources, often a link or links to certain types of sites, to help you get started. Areas of multiculturalism receiving special emphasis and coverage here that are not necessarily covered in the other chapters of this book are those relating to gender and to sexual preference and disabilities. html American Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Washington. In addition to departmental information, the site contains links to numerous sites dealing with African American, Asian American, Chicano, and Native American peoples and their cultures.

Online catalogs have made updating catalogs to reflect these changes much simpler than in the card catalog days, but the priority of this work varies from library to library. Despite the growing wealth of materials available online, the value of information on paper is often higher. Many libraries now provide online access to their library catalogs, and these can be browsed for special collections on Native American culture or history, or individual works in certain areas. , Athletes, Indian or AthletesIndian).

This is especially so in areas of interest that range over a wide span of disciplines and activities. The first question one might logically ask is whether the Web, given its essentially ephemeral nature, is truly a proper subject for a compilation such as this work. After all is said and done, immutability is not what the Web is about (though the failure of some site sponsors to properly update time-sensitive information, such as dates of upcoming events, is a problem, and one doubtless best appreciated by persons responsible for the daily site maintenance that the usability of such information demands).

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