The increasing interest in American Indians-their histories, cultures, and contemporary concerns-and the enormous quantity of material published on the subject in recent years have precipitated the need for this research guide. Focusing on Native Americans in the United States, Canada, and Alaska, this work follows a teacher/librarian's approach to locating and using major sources for information and research. It covers directories, handbooks, encyclopedias, bibliographies, biographical sources, periodicals, government publications, periodical indexes, and computer databases for research. Extensive coverage of electronic resources gives researchers many venues for rapid access to the literature in a variety of subject fields that pertain to American Indians. An important research tool for librarians, college students, and other researchers, this guide allows users to efficiently survey the literature and learn of the options available for locating information on specific topics in the field.
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PHILLIP M. WHITE is Reference Librarian, University Library, and Adjunct Faculty in the American Indian Studies Department, San Diego State University, California. In 1990 he became the first librarian to receive the San Diego University Alumni and Associates Outstanding Faculty Award.
"White's guide brings together a large array of sources that can be consulted for information on Native Americans...Recommended for all library collections serving Native American studies."-RQ "Excellent bibliography...Superb job."-Books of the Southwest "Librarians will find it useful for collection development."-Booklist "This guide stands out as a simple, useful introduction to sources published primarily between 1970 and 1993."-Choice ?Excellent bibliography...Superb job.??Books of the Southwest ?Excellent bibliography...Superb job.?-Books of the Southwest ?Librarians will find it useful for collection development.?-Booklist ?This guide stands out as a simple, useful introduction to sources published primarily between 1970 and 1993.?-Choice ?White's guide brings together a large array of sources that can be consulted for information on Native Americans...Recommended for all library collections serving Native American studies.?-RQ
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