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Antiracism: A Resource Guide: Reading Lists

eBooks Available through Cañada Library


Terms for Library Searching

Keyword Search Terms for Finding Articles & Books --

from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)


  • Main Term(s): racism, race relations

  • Related Terms: interpersonal relations, social problems, multiculturalism

  • Broader Terms: discrimination, prejudice

  • Narrower Terms: race discrimination, indigenous peoples, minorities, implicit bias, white privilege



Question: Why isn't "white privilege" a Library of Congress subject heading?

This research guide by Santa Clara University Library explains "How Subject Heading Bias Occurs."

Black History

Lists from Around the Country

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More resources are available from the public libraries in San Mateo CountyAll SMCCD student, staff, or faculty are eligible for a free PLS library card, whether or not you live in the County.  You can search the catalog, request curbside pickup of books and download e-books and e-audiobooks through Overdrive, Libby or Axis 360.  Libraries also give free access to selected databases, e-magazines and streaming services like Hoopla and Kanopy.

Lists from Area Libraries

Demand for Anti-Racist Books

Jeannine Cook, owner of Harriet's Bookshop  Jazzie McGilbert, bookstore owner