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Bilingual Communities: SPAN 0826: Find Journal Articles

Library resources that support the GenEd course, Bilingual Communities, currently taught by Drs. Hope Doyle and Thomas Morton.

Local Communities

Historical Society of Pennsylvania logo

The website of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania provides unit plans with information about Philadelphia's African, German, Chinese, and Irish immigrant communities.

Pro and Con

See TULibraries' Finding Pro and Con Arguments and Issues research guide for a list of library databases that provide multiple perspectives on the contentious issues -- immigration, labor, education, etc. -- that confront bilingual communities in the U.S. and abroad.

Urban Archives (SCRC)

The Urban Archives division of TULibraries' Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), located in the basement of Paley Library, specializes in the history of Philadelphia from the late 1800s to present. Investigators of historical bilingual communities in Philadelphia might well profit by a visit to the Urban Archives.

Find Scholarly Journal Articles in these Databases

Useful Journal Titles

Try searching within these journal titles by country, language, or people for scholarly articles.

Guide Author

Rebecca Lloyd
Paley Library
Room 319