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Immigrants and the Shaping of U.S. History   Tags: asian_diaspora, diaspora, history, immigration, latin_american_diaspora  

This guide will help you find sources (both primary and secondary) for your research.
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Note: Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, The Changing Face of America Module.

Welcome to this class guide for Immigrants and the Shaping of U.S. History! The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the tools and resources necessary for your class.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact your librarians, Jennifer Lanzing, Librarian for History or Marisol Ramos, Librarian for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. 

Migration/Immigration Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Migration Studies
    The Center for Migration Studies (CMS) is an educational institute devoted to the study of migration, to the promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and to public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants and newcomers.
  • Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
    The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) at UCSD provides a unique institutional home for understanding the challenges and opportunities created by international migration to California, the United States as a whole, and other countries around the world.
  • Immigration History Research Center
    The Immigration History Research Center promotes interdisciplinary research on international migration, develops archives documenting immigrant and refugee life, especially in the U.S., and makes specialized scholarship accessible to students, teachers, and the public.
  • Immigration & Migrants Resources at LANIC
    Portal to web resources on immigrants and immigration. Main focus is Latin American but it has several sections on centers & institutes that study all immigrants in the Unites States, and addition to offer links from the countries of origin of many immigrants groups that comes to United States.

Research Help

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Marisol Ramos
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Homer Babbidge, Level 1

UConn Libraries
369 Fairfield Way U-1005R
Storrs, CT 06269-1005
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Research Assistance

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Jennifer Snow
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History and Political Science Librarian
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Phone: 860-486-6027
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