You can also find non-print media of all types in OskiCat; search by keywords, author, subject, title, etc. and pull down the "Entire Collection" menu to the type of resource you want (maps, films, etc.)
All Media Resources Center materials must be used on-site.
Primary sources can be found in a variety of library tools:
Learn more about your topic in advance:
The Ethnic Studies Library contains many archival collections in Asian American, Chicano, Native American, and Comparative Ethnic Studies including newspapers, documents, photographs, and more. The largest archival holdings are in the Asian American Studies Collection which houses over 100 archival collections. See a list of some of the Ethnic Studies Library's archival finding aids on the Online Archive of California. For more information, visit the Ethnic Studies Library website.
The Bancroft Library is a major repository for archival collections relating to the history of California and the West. Collection strengths include California Indians, Spanish and Mexican California, Westward migration, the Gold Rush, the Chinese in California, Japanese American Internment, African Americans in California, and much more. Browse many of the Bancroft Library's online finding aids and visit The Bancroft Library website for more information on how to use the collections.
Oral history series related to Ethnic Studies:
African American Faculty and Senior Staff
California-Russian Emigre Series
Hungarians under Communism and Capitalism
Italian-Americans From Northern California
Japanese American Confinement Sites Oral History Project
Jewish Community Leaders of the San Francisco Bay Area
Portuguese in California
Richmond Community History Project
Listing of oral histories by subject area; see especially Community History and Social Movements