Research Guide: Queens and Immigration - Selected Information Sources

Encyclopedias | Statistics | Web Sites
Immigrant Groups: Asian | European | Caribbean & South American


Encyclopedias

American Immigrant Cultures. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
Ref E 184 .A1 A63448 1997

American Immigration. Danbury, CT: Grolier, 1999.
Ref JV 6450 .A59 1999

Encyclopedia of American Immigration. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2001.
Ref JV 6465 .E53 2001

Encyclopedia of Chinese Overseas. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Ref DS 732 .E53 1998

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995.
Ref E 184 .A1 G14 1995

Kenneth T. Jackson. Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.
Ref F 128.3 .E75 1995

Latin America, History and Culture: an Encyclopedia for Students. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1999.
Ref F 1406 .L38 1999

Reference Library of Asian America. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995.
Ref E 184 .O6 R45 1995

Reference Library of European America. Detroit: Gale/Afro American Press, 1998.
Ref E 184 .A1 R425 1998

Reference Library of Hispanic America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2003.
Ref E 184 .S75 R44 2003


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Statistics

Community District Needs: Queens. New York: Department of City Planning, 1998.
Reference Desk HT 168 .N5 S73 2000 v.4
http://home2.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/lucds/cdstart.shtml#sfl

InfoShare (Library database).
http://www.infoshare.org

The Newest New Yorkers, 1990-1994. New York: Department of City Planning, 1996.
Reference Desk F 128.9 .A1 S392 1996

The Newest New Yorkers, 1995-1996. New York: Department of City Planning, 1996.
Reference Desk F 128.9 .A1 S395 1999


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Web Sites

Crossing the BLVD - http://www.crossingtheblvd.org/
A cross-media documentary about the lives of immigrants in Queens.
Click here to see the Library's holdings for the accompanying book and video.

LaGuardia Community College Library Media Resources Center - http://library.laguardia.edu
Provides access to electronic resources such as LexisNexis(newspapers, magazines) and Ethnic NewsWatch (newspapers).

Queens Chamber of Commerce - http://www.queenschamber.org
Statistical information on Queens and individual neighborhoods.

Social Explorer - https://mail.lagcc.cuny.edu/viplogin/default.aspx?redirect=http://www.socialexplorer.com
This subscription site offers demographic information and maps for New York City, and Queens, specifically.


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Immigrant Groups - Asian

Across the Pacific: Asian Americans and Globalization. New York: Asia Society, 1999.
E 184 .O6 A28 2000

Asian American Studies: Identity, Images, Issues Past and Present. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.
E 184 .O6 A8418 2000

Daley, William. The Chinese Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.
E 184 .C5 D35 1996

Hurh, Won Moo. The Korean Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
E 184 .K6 H875 1998

Lehrer, Brian. The Korean Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.
E 184 .K6 L45 1996

Leonard, Karen Isaksen. The South Asian Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.
E 184 .S69 L36 1997

Lessinger, Johanna. From the Ganges to the Hudson: Indian Immigrants in New York City. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995.
F 128.9 .E2 L47 1995

Ng, Franklin. The Taiwanese Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
E 184 .T35 N45 1998

Takaki, Ronald T. In the Heart of Filipino America: Immigrants from the Pacific Islands. New York: Chelsea House, 1995.
E 184 .F4 T34 1995


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Immigrant Groups - European

Bayor, Ronald H. The New York Irish. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
F 128.9 I6 N49 1996

Dolan, Sean. The Polish Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 1997.
E 184 .P7 D65 1997

German Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.
E 184 .G3 G15 1996

Italian Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 2001.
E 184 .I8 D47 2001

O'Hanlon, Ray. The New Irish Americans. Boulder, CO: Roberts Rinehart, 1998.
E 184 .I6 O47 1998

Orleck, Annelise. The Soviet Jewish Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.
E 184 .J5 O68 1999


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Immigrant Groups - Caribbean and South American

Catalino, Julia. The Mexican Americans. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.
E 184 .M5 C375 1996

Haslip-Viera, Gabriel. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 1996.
F 128.9 .S75 L37 1996b

Pessar, Patricia R. A Visa for a Dream: Dominicans in the United States. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1995.
F 128.9 .D6 P47 1995

Torres-Saillant, Silvio. The Dominican Americans. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
E 184 .D6 T67 1998


Compiled by Christine Stenstrom, 8/2000
Revised by Jane Devine and Marie Spina, 1/2004


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