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Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center

The Africana, Asian American, Chicano, & Native American Studies Center is made up of four collections located on the fifth floor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. These collections — Africana, Asian AmericanChicano, and Native American Studies — support academic programs and classes at SJSU, and each collection is supported by its respective Resource Center Advisory Committee. In addition, the Center houses a Comparative Ethnic Studies and Reference collections. 

The intent of these collections is to accomplish the following:

  • To create a nurturing academic support center for students.
  • To encourage the development of information literacy skills to help students become lifelong learners who can access, evaluate, and effectively use all library resources.
  • To foster in students a deeper understanding of and pride in their respective cultures and an appreciation and understanding of other cultures.
  • To give all SJSU students a greater appreciation and understanding of the history and culture of the Africana, Asian American, Chicano, and Native American communities.
  • To provide a collection of comparative multicultural resources to facilitate research between cultures.
  • To work collaboratively with their respective communities in San José to create programming and fundraising opportunities.


AAACNA Collections Print Books
(Under)represented Latin@s in STEM : increasing participation throughout education and the workplace
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Publication Date: 2018
1968 : radical protest and its enemies
Author: Vinen, Richard, author.
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 2018
A Dolores Huerta reader
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: 2008
A dream called home : a memoir
Author: Grande, Reyna, author.
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: 2018
Afro-Latin American studies : an introduction
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2018
Alice Walker's metaphysics : literature of spirit
Author: Warren, Nagueyalti author.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publication Date: 2019
American apartheid : the Native American struggle for self-determination and inclusion
Author: Woodard, Stephanie, author.
Publisher: Ig Publishing
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Aperture Foundation
Publication Date: 2016
Are Black men doomed?
Author: Young, Alford A., author.
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication Date: 2018
Are we not foreigners here? : Indigenous nationalism in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands
Author: Schulze, Jeffrey M., author.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication Date: 2018
Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America
Author: Yancy, George author.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publication Date: 2018
Bang : a novel
Author: Peña, Daniel, 1988- author.
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Publication Date: 2017
Beyond these walls : rethinking crime and punishment in the United States
Author: Platt, Tony, 1942- author.
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publication Date: 2019
Biafra's War, 1967-1970 : a Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead
Author: Venter, Al J. author.
Publisher: Helion & Company
Publication Date: 2015
Black in America
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication Date: 2018
Blue beetle.
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication Date: 2018
Brown-eyed children of the sun : lessons from the Chicano movement, 1965-1975
Author: Mariscal, George.
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: 2005
Bury my heart in a free land : Black women intellectuals in modern U.S. history
Publisher: Praeger an imprint of ABC-CLIO LLC
Publication Date: 2018
Chicana movidas : new narratives of activism and feminism in the movement era
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication Date: 2018
Chicano politics : reality and promise, 1940-1990
Author: Gómez-Quiñones, Juan.
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: 1990
Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement
Author: Rosales, Francisco A. (Francisco Arturo)
Publisher: Arte Público Press
Publication Date: 1996
Class matters : the strange career of an American delusion
Author: Fraser, Steve, 1945- author.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2018
Coming of age in the other America
Author: DeLuca, Stefanie, author.
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication Date: 2016
Cuando amamos cantamos = When we love someone we sing to them
Author: Martínez, Ernesto Javier, author.
Publisher: Reflection Press
Publication Date: 2018
Doris Miller, Pearl Harbor, and the birth of the civil rights movement
Author: Cutrer, Thomas W., author.
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publication Date: 2018