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Native American Studies Research Guide

Guide to resources at West Virginia University

COVID-19 in Indian Country

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) disproportionately impacts Native Americans and this guide is spotlighting sources about COVID and the intersection with health inequity with a collection of places to start on the COVID-19 in Indian Country page.

Library Databases for NAS Research


Many library sources are available only to WVU users. You may be prompted to authenticate with your WVU ID and DUO 2-factor identification. 

Library Sources for Your NAS Research

Experiment with your search terms in these three library databases to locate academic sources for your research.

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Search America: History & Life

Web of Science

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Library Books, Journals, and Streaming Movies

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Subject Headings are terms or phrases that best summarize the overall contents of a work and provide access to its most important topics.  For example, if you haven't already pinpointed your topic, the Library of Congress Subject Heading -  Indian of North America -  would lead you to some great initial sources. 

    Below are some additional examples of Subject Headings by subgroup and/ or theme. 

  • Subject Heading Examples: 

Pequot War, 1636-1638

United States. Indian Removal Act of 1830

American Indian Movement

Indian Activists -- United States

Indians of North America Anthropometry