The CSU Chancellor’s Office has licensed multiple digital collections of primary sources that are available to all employees and students through the Kennedy Library. These resources include primary sources documenting the experiences of people of color in the United States, including:
- EBSCO’s Ethnic Diversity Sources, which covers culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans and Multiracial Americans.
- The Adam Matthew primary resources from Race Relations in America, American Indian Histories and Cultures, and American Indian Newspapers.
- Proquest ‘s LA Sentinel, African-American Community and Japanese American Incarceration primary resources.
In addition, Cal Poly has added the following resources to its library collections:
- Newsbank’s Hispanic Life in America and Native American Tribal Histories.
- Proquest’s Latino Literature and Latin American Women Writers.
- Gale Archives including: Asian American Studies, African American Studies, Radical Studies, and National Farm Worker Ministry.
The new resources and the library’s over 230 databases can be found on the library databases webpage.