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AMES 415K: Interethnic Intimacies: Getting Started

Research guide for Dr. Aimee Kwon's Duke Kunshan course, spring 2016

In-Class Assignment

Please consider the following questions as you explore the resources:

  • What resources did you find on your topic?  Please describe.
  • For each collection or title, pay attention to the following:
    • How is it organized?
    • Is it easy to navigate?
    • Is it useful for this topic? Why?
    • What are some assumptions (biases) behind its organization and presentation?
    • What is present? What is missing?
  • What keywords would you use to search for information on your topic?  Please make a list to share with your classmates.
  • Did you find resources on the internet that need to be added to the guide?

For each group, please select 1 person to write down your findings and email this list to Linda Daniel,  Have either 1 or 2 people present to the class.  Each group will have 7-10 minutes to make a presentation. 

*The group that does the best job (determined by Dr. Kwon) will receive a prize at the end of the presentations. 

DKU Library:

General Interdisciplinary Databases

Your Librarians

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Linda Daniel

Asso. University Librarian
Duke Kunshan University Library



                   Mengjie Zou
Senior Library Assistant

Duke Kunshan University Library

Using Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) or Document Delivery allows you to request scans of book chapters and articles not available full-text at the DKU Library. 

  • Create a Document Delivery account.
  • Once you create your account, for an article, all you need to do is click the "request a copy from another library" in the search results.
  • Or, for book chapters, use the "Chapter" request link in your ILL account.