This guide will help you with locating and researching information in books, e-books, periodical articles, databases and websites pertaining to Native American material.
If you need assistance, please contact any of the SJC Librarians.
Libraries Worldwide is the default search setting. It is not necessary to change this setting. Search results will always display SJC Library holdings first. It is more important to filter/ narrow search results by Format (book, article, video, eBook, etc.).
Search Google Scholar for additional academic/ scholarly articles.
e.g., E98.A7 = Art, E98.2 = Economic Conditions; E98.R3 = Religion, Mythology; E98.S7, Social life and customs; E98.W8, Women
e.g., E99.C6 = Chippewa (Ojibway) Indians; E99.N3 = Navajo Indians; E99.A6 = Apache
Remember to note the location of materials e.g. SJC Library, SJC SW Lock Case, SJC West, Southwest Rm and Salmon Ruins.
Some suggested terms/phrases to search:
Indians of North America
Search by individual tribe, for example, "Jicarilla Apache" or "Southern Ute." For individuals, use their names.