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UMass Amherst Libraries

Native American & Indigenous Studies

A general library research guide for Native American & Indigenous Studies at UMass Amherst.

Being Native American in the USA

Finding Books

To find books at UMass, you have two options.

Start with the general search box on the library home page,  

See below for some examples of relevant subject headings in Native American Indian Studies.

Highlighted Books

Article Databases

Keep your research organized

Use a citation manager, such as RefWorks to keep track of your research.

Put all your references in RefWorks, create quick and easy bibliographies, build your knowledgebase.


If you need more help or info on RefWorks, check out the online guides and webinars or Ask a Librarian.

If you're looking for another citation management option to RefWorks, try Zotero.


Books recently acquired by libraries in the Five Colleges on Native American Indian Studies.