IPSWICH, Mass. — July 11, 2023 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has launched Exploring Race in Society™, a full-text research database that offers essential content covering race-related issues to libraries and researchers at no cost. This resource encourages thoughtful discourse by providing students with a deep understanding of how current issues in society stem from actions and policies of the past.
Exploring Race in Society provides an in-depth look at the history of race and delivers critical context on topics related to race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusivity, offering students necessary resources for developing a better understanding of the experiences of racial groups in society.
Exploring Race in Society provides proprietary essays written and reviewed by a diverse group of writers representing the fields of academia, journalism, medicine, and other disciplines working to address issues related to race. In addition to the essays, Exploring Race in Society includes full-text articles from academic journals, primary source documents, nonprofit organizations, primary source documents and government agency reports.
EBSCO Information Services Senior Vice President of Product Management, Michael Laddin, says that it’s an important part of our mission to continue providing diverse content to libraries that encourages insightful conversation and understanding. “EBSCO is committed to providing researchers with reliable diverse content; Exploring Race in Society offers an in-depth look at race-related issues. It’s crucial for students to learn about topics related to race so they can learn about themselves and others, as well as build empathy and understanding of others. Making this resource available to libraries and researchers at no cost ensures everyone has access to resources that encourage a better understanding about the foundations of our society.”
Exploring Race in Society is part of EBSCO’s collection of free databases covering a variety of subjects for students, researchers and librarians. Researchers can also use EBSCO Essentials to search for free, reliable articles and connect to their library to access additional EBSCO content.
For more information on Exploring Race in Society and other diversity, equity and inclusion research databases, including Ethnic Diversity Source™, African American Historical Serials Collection™, Bibliography of Asian Studies™, Caribbean Search™, Ebony Magazine Archive, Central & Eastern European Academic Source™, Jewish Studies Source™, LGBTQ+ Source™ and Women’s Studies International™, visit: https://www.ebsco.com/products/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-resources
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