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Greetings from the library!

I'm Jenny, one of the JWU Reference Librarians. 

I can help you with your research, finding articles, eBooks, reports and data, etc. or answer any other questions.

For one-on-one help with research, click here to book an appointment.

You can also email me: 

Did you know you can also chat or text with one of our on-duty librarians?  

It's anonymous, free, and super fast! Click on the blue button below to chat now!

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Click on the database links below to find scholarly and popular articles, eBooks, and reports



  • Find articles about literature, media and communication, history, American studies, etc. 
  •  For access to content that JWU subscribes to

    • please select "Advanced Search" from JSTOR's homepage

    • then select "Content I can access" from the "Select an access type" drop down menu.

Academic Search Complete

  • Find articles in ethnic & multicultural studies, law, history, literature, psychology and sociology etc.  

  • Search by using key words (the most important words of your research question, such as "race and ethnicity" AND "history")

Did you know that your required reading The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History, by Christopher J. Lebron, is available to borrow from the library?

It is available through on course reserve. This means that you can:
  • Borrow it for two hours at a time
  • In the library
  • You can scan and print chapters or email them to yourself


Just come in to the library (2nd floor of the Yena Center)
  • go to the service desk 
  • let us know what course the book is for, along with the professor's name