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SPAN 315: Advanced Spanish Conversation & Service Learning & COIL (Collaborative On-line International Learning): Home

Dr. Maria Montoya Milne Library, SUNY College at Oneonta, Fall 2014 Librarian: Michelle Hendley

Reference Material

Atlas of Hispanic-American History                                                   REF E184 S75 O287 2001

American Immigrant Cultures: Builders of a Nation                           REF JV 6465 A63 1997

Encyclopedia of American Immigration                                              REF JV 6465 E53 2001

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America                                       REF E184.A1 G14 2000

Hispanics in the United States:

A Demographic, Social and Economic History, 1980-2005               REF E184 S75 B47 2010

The Mexican American Experience                                                   REF E184 M5 M4535 2003

Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia                            REF E184.A1 M8145 2013

Statistical Abstract of the United States*                                        REF HA 202 A45

(*Also available in electronic format through EDS under the title Proquest Statistical Abstract of the United States.           

Finding Books

Classic Catalog

You may search for books in the Milne Library using the Classic Catalog.


“Search Everything” (EDS)

Searches across the library's catalog and many of its databases in a single search. This is the default search box (Search Everything) on the library home page. Because the results are so broad, learn to refine your results by using the toggle boxes on the left of the results screen.
To narrow a search to print books only, scroll down to Location and check the appropriate boxes.


WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch Legacy Interface--requires signon from off-campus) WorldCat is an online database listing materials in U.S. libraries and selected libraries throughout the world. Holdings are indicated for Milne Library, and the Stevens-German Library at Hartwick College. To get the call number and availability status for the book in Milne Library, click on Search the Catalog at your Library. You can search by author, title, subject, and keyword. If Milne Library does not own an item, you can request items to be borrowed from other libraries by following the Request via Interlibrary Loan link provided on the record for an item in WorldCat. Locate WorldCat (First Search) in the alphabetical list under the Databases tab on the library website.


Finding Copies of Periodical Articles

Locating the full text of the article in electronic form:

If there is no full text with the citation for an article in a database, click on or Find It! If a full text of the article is available in another database, there will be a link that connects to that database, where the article can be found.  If the article is not readily available, enter the article title in the search box. 

Locating the article in print or microfilm, if not available in electronic form:

Link to Milne Library Print or Microfilm Copy, and then click on Is it here? Note available issues and location. Print periodicals are located on compact shelving, and microfilm is available in metal cabinets in the Microfilm Room, both of which are in the Periodicals Room. 

Requesting an article on Interlibrary Loan

If you find an article from a periodical that is not available at Milne Library in any form, you can request the article through the link Request through Interlibrary Loan. You need to be registered to submit requests. You can also request articles through the Interlibrary Loan link on the library web site under the Student/Faculty Services tab. 

Finding an Article in a Particular Periodical Title

·         Use the Journals tab on the top of the library home page.

·         Enter the title of the journal or magazine, for example, Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, in the search box and click on Exact Match.

·         Look for the journal title in the results list and follow the link to the database(s) listed.

·         Link to the correct issue of the periodical OR enter the title of the article in the search box.

·         If an electronic text is available, click on the link provided.  If the library subscribes to the periodical in print or microform, click on the specific library holdings and locate the title in the library.  

Selected Statistical Web Sites

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

 The Foreign Born From Latin America and the Caribbean: 2010 

The Hispanic Population: 2010 

Pew Research Hispanic Center


Film and Image Databases