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ACC Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center: Resources

Truth, Racial Healing, Transformation, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at ACC and throughout Central Texas

Research Guide for Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation: Central Texas & Austin

This comprehensive resource guide is the work of a team of people with different skill sets, knowledge, and experience, whose combined strengths and commitment have driven the work.
The team included Teresa Ashley, Arnold Bellow, Dr. Kelly Crook, Loretta Edelen, Dr. Stephanie Hawley, Patricia Scott, Jennifer Steverson, Martha Ward, and Zenobia Joseph, with additional support from Skye Howell, Ursula Pike, Nichole Prescott, the Austin History Center staff, and area librarians and historians. 

Research Guides


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ACC Databases

Useful databases with sample articles are provided below.  Use your ACC ID to log in.  Some examples of terms to use in searching for TRHT information include: African American incarceration, diversity, gender bias in the classroom, gender equity, inclusion, Latinx immigration, LGBTQ bigotry, Muslim employment discrimination, racial disparities in healthcare inequities, racial equity in the classroom, racism, social justice. More search terms can be found by clicking on the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion tab above and then going to Research tab in the menu bar.

Academic Search Complete provides scholarly articles, news, and research on topics in most subject areas.

Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America provides articles on all aspects of native North American culture, history, and daily life. 

ERIC (EBSCO)  EBSCO's ERIC interface links to full-text where available.

Health Source - Consumer Edition provides articles from consumer health magazines, pamphlets, reference books, and Clinical Reference Systems reports. 

JSTOR contains more than a thousand academic journals and over one million images, letters, and other primary sources.

Legal Collection provides articles about criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, and ethics.

LGBTQ+ Source provides scholarly and popular LGBTQ publications in full text, plus historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines and newspapers. It also includes a specialized LGBTQ thesaurus containing thousands of terms.

MasterFILE Complete provides articles on most topics including business, health, education, science, and social issues.

MEDLINE (EBSCO) provides articles from biomedical journals maintained by the National Library of Medicine.

Newspaper Source Plus provides articles from hundreds of domestic and international newspapers and news magazines.

Professional Development Collection provides articles on educational development, pedagogical theory, and practice.

Race Relations Abstracts is a bibliographic database covering areas relevant to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of relevance to the discipline.

SocINDEX with Full Text provides full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion and social work. It also includes thousands of author profiles and a sociological thesaurus. 

TOPICsearch provides information on hot topics from newspapers, periodicals, and government sources. 

US South Central Newsstream‎ provides regional news and archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text.

Community Resources

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National Resources

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Harry Belafonte and Martin Luther King, Jr. share a good laugh!

Source: “My Song: A Memoir of Art, Race, and Defiance" by Harry Belafonte.

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