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Images from the UW Digital Collections: Asian farmer at the Pike Place Market (1976), Japanese American children (1909) & Carlos Bulosan (1940s)
Citation & Writing Help
Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.
Writing help is available via zoom.
Starting Points: Books & eBooks
See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.
- By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic. For example: asian americans seattle history
- By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations. For example: "coolies and cane"
- By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations. For example: "kashima tetsuden"
Starting Points: Journal Articles
The following research databases will help you identify articles in the field of history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles.
Starting Points - Primary Sources
This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with Asian American history. Additional sources are listed under Primary Sources.