Knowledge River Resources

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University of Arizona Resources

University of Arizona Libraries

University of Arizona Graduate College
Information about admissions, programs of study, and application policies and procedures.

Graduate & Professional Student Council (GPSC)
The Graduate & Professional Student Council is the representative body for graduate students at the University of Arizona, and serves as the voice of graduate students to the UA administration and the Arizona Board of Regents, representing graduate student concerns regarding campus and academic issues. The GPSC also organizes activities for students of the UA and disburses of funds for graduate student travel and other graduate student activities.

Campus Tours
Information about individual, group, and virtual tours of the UA.

Campus Safety
Safety tips, crime statistics, and links to UA departments charged with keeping campus a safe place.

A list of on-campus and off-campus eateries.

Getting Involved
Clubs, intramurals, club sports, cultural organizations, religious centers, volunteer opportunities and more.

Things to Do at the UA
UA art exhibits, athletics events, performances and more.

Things to do in Tucson, Arizona
Attractions in Tucson and around Arizona, Tucson history, Arizona sports and more.

Multicultural Resources
Link to UA page with services for language, international affairs, and workshops.

Health Resources
Information on health-care providers, clinics, nutrition, recreation, and childcare-related resources at the UA.

Native American Student Affairs (NASA)
Their mission is to provide culturally sensitive academic counseling and support services to American Indian/Alaskan Native students enabling them to achieve academic excellence. NASA also houses the American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC). The AIGC provides a gathering place and support program for American Indian graduate and professional students.

Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs (C/HSA)
Their mission is to create a safe and welcoming environment that supports academic success, develops leadership, and embraces Chicano/Hispano students’ cultural identity.

Student Clubs and Organizations
A list of Relevant Clubs and Organizations for Students of the School of Information.

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Professional Resources

Library Student Organization (LSO)
LSO is a student chapter organization of the American Library Association that is based in Tucson, AZ. This organization is recommended to all library students. LSO works to promote scholarly achievement and professional awareness among our members. LSO also promotes communication and interaction among students, faculty and staff within the School of Information Resources & Library Science (SIRLS). We organize a variety of events, speaker engagements, workshops and extracurricular activities. LSO strives to meet the diverse needs of local and distance student members. 

AZ Special Libraries* Association Student Chapter (SLA)
Their goal is to serve students interested in careers relating to special libraries and the information profession. SLA provides a forum for sharing information and promoting interaction between the special libraries community and students!
*Special libraries include academic, museums, law, corporate, government settings and other private settings. 

REFORMA Tucson Chapter
REFORMA is committed to improving the full spectrum of library and information services for the approximately 30 million Spanish-speaking and Latinos in the United States.

Progressive Librarians Guild

Society of American Archivists

Additional Resources for Native Americans

American Indian Library Association (AILA)
This site includes its officers, bylaws, resources for tracing native roots, and books by and about Native Americans.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
A rich, comprehensive index of resources, including culture, history, video/film, health, artists, museums, links to tribe sites, and activists sites for Native American students, educators, and scholars.

Native Web
Searchable and indexed site about indigenous cultures around the world with resources on the arts, business, education, history and organizations. 

Native American Resources (Indian Health Service)
Gateway to Internet resources including sections on medical programs, jobs, and information technology.

Native Tech
Provides historical and contemporary information on arts such as beadwork, pottery and weaving. Includes technical instructions and references.

Smithsonian: National Museum of the American Indian
Website dedicated to Native cultures in the Western Hemisphere both past and present.

American Indian Policy Institute
Provides information on the legal and political history of American Indian nations and on the contemporary situation of American Indian nations. 

Additional Resources for Latinos and Hispanics

The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking-REFORMA, established in 1971 as an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), is committed to the improvement of the full spectrum of library and information services for Hispanic Americans.

Digital Library of the Caribbean
University of Florida's digital exhibits on the construction of the Panama Canal as well as different sectors of Cuban society.

Latin American and Iberian Collections at Stanford
Stanford University Libraries' collections on the historical and contemporary experience of Hispanic Americans, and in particular Mexican Americans, are extensive, making Stanford an excellent place for students conducting research in this area.

New York State Library's Hispanic and Latino Resources
This site has links to many resources including art, business, country information and more. The index includes a comprehensive list of helpful reference sources. Go >>

Index of Latin American Resources on the Internet
Index compiled by the New Mexico State University Library, which includes links under topics such as public domain databases, E-books and other texts, newsgroups, and more. Go >>

MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan)
Main purpose is to educate "nuestra gente [our people] about our history and culture."

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences