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HRTS 3934: Seeking Sanctuary in New York City

Prof. Frank-Vitale, Spring 2024

About this guide

In this guide, you'll find resources to help you with research for the course Seeking Sanctuary

  • Resources to research background and contextual information on your topic and the approaches you might be bringing to your research (see links below)
  • Places to find books in print and online
  • Databases for locating articles, including scholarly and peer-reviewed articles as well as news sources
  • Approaches to finding country-specific data and statistics related to a range of issues and topics
  • Strategies for searching the open web, including social media and advanced search engine tools
  • Resources for citing your sources and writing 
  • Guidelines for getting required course texts for free via the Library


Image: Alicia, Juana, and Montoya, Emmanuel C. "Sanctuary." SFO Public Artwork. Via Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND-2.0.

Library Session 2/9/24

Getting in Touch With Your Librarians

Please get in touch with the librarians for this class, for research support and help with accessing resources!

​Sócrates Silva

Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarian (Columbia)
Phone: 212-854-1679

Vani Natarajan

Cultural Studies, Literary Analysis, and Writing Librarian (Barnard)
Phone: 212-854-8595

Jennie Correia

Social Sciences Librarian (Barnard)
Phone: 212-854-9096

Reference Sources