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ILRIC 2301: Migrants and Migration (Fall 2016): Finding Books

Tips for Finding Books

Tip 1: Your first seach should be a very general keyword search.

Tip 2: Never use a, an, or the when searching for a title.

Tip 3: Always use the long view to review subject headings.

Tip 4: If a record says "networked resource" it is usually available online.

Tip 5: Always pay attention to the call numbers and note whether the material is shelved in the regular, oversized (+), or double oversized (++) sections.

Regular Size Books in Olin Library


Selected New Books on Immigration/Migration

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Emigration and immigration

Emigration and immigration -- economic aspects

Emigration and immigration -- history, government policyForeign workers -- legal status, laws

Emigration and immigration -- statistics, periodicals

Migrant personnel -- social conditions

Undocumented workers

Illegal immigrants, aliens


Labor market interdependence

Mexican immigration

Refugees -- legal status, laws

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