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Education: Diversity Resources

Books Articles in Databases Web Sites for K-12 Web Sites for Higher Education
Books and Videos
URSUS (library catalog)
Description Online catalog for the University of Maine System, Bangor Public Library, Maine State Archives, Maine State Library, Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library
Subject Headings Multicultural Education, Minorities--Education, Indians of North America -- Education,  Hispanic Americans -- Education, African American -- Education, Children of Immigrants--Education--United States, Inclusive Education, Mainstreaming in Education,  Homosexuality and Education, Sex Differences in Education, Sex Discrimination in Education, Education--Bilingual
Databases for Articles
ERIC
DescriptionArticles and abstracts on educational research from 1966-present
Thesaurus Terms Cultural pluralism, Cultural Differences, Student Diversity, Diversity(faculty), Diversity(institution), gender differences, ethnic groups, racial differences.
Education Full Text
Description Wilson database with articles and abstracts from 1983-present
Thesaurus Terms Cultural differences, race differences, regionalism, rural-urban differences, individual differences, sex differences, religious differences, bingulaism, cross-cultural studies
Academic Search Complete
Description Journal articles and abstracts on a variety of academic topics 1975-present
Subject Terms multicultural education, diversity in education, bilingualism
Web Sites for K-12
Wabanaki People: A Study of Cultural Continuity
Wabanaki Studies
Description Sites to support LD 291taken from UMaine site (UMaine site is not linked because it is under construction)
CREDE
Description This site is maintained by the Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence It provides research and publications to assist  linguistic and cultural minority students.
NCELA
Description This site is maintained by the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs. It provides information about research for English Language Learners.  
The Institute for Urban and Minority Education
Description This site is maintained by Teacher's College at Columbia University. It provides information on research in urban and minority education. 
Web Sites for Higher Education
AHEAD
Description This site is maintained by the Association on Higher Education and Disability. It provides information for people with disabilities in postsecondary education.
GLAD
Description This site is maintained by the Gay and Lesbian Advocate Defenders. It provides legal information by state and topic for New England.
National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education
Description This site is maintained by the National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education. It provides informational resources to promote equity.

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