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Multicultural Education

Resources that support multicutural education through the arts. Includes links to journal articles, books, videos, lesson plans, websites, and presentation tools.

Online Journals

Evaluating Web Sites

You be the Judge!

Criteria for judging Web sites for academic use:

1. Author's credentials & affiliation

2. Purpose of the site (educational or commercial?)

3. Bias (sponsorship, language, or images)

4. Currency (kept up-to-date)

5. References to sources of information

For more, see the Lesley Searchpath tutorial, Module 5.


Here are just a few examples of the many pages for ethnic and cultural groups on the Web.

Community Change Library on Racism

14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 523-0555

The Library on Racism is a unique resource located a half block from the Massachusetts State House in Boston. All materials deal with race, racism, multiculturalism, and diversity, including many hard-to-find titles. The library contains about 2,000 adult books and 200 children's books, as well as 200 video tapes available for on-site viewing; 130 topical files, including essays, articles, and news clippings; and nearly 200 filed reports from state advisory committees to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.

The Library is a free lending library. Visitors are welcome to borrow books for 2 or 3 weeks. New users are asked to register and pay a one-time fee of $5.00 as a gesture of commitment to preserve the library collection. Although posted hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, visitors are invited to call ahead to arrange an evening or weekend visit.

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