Access Digital Resources for Asian American Studies

Sophia Hettler Discussion

In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month Bloomsbury/ABC-CLIO is unlocking The Asian American Experience, the unique digital database dedicated to the study of Asian American history and culture, until May 31st, 2023.  To start exploring the database, follow this link:


More about the database

Developed with guidance from Asian American scholars and historians, The Asian American Experience database applies a critical lens to the study of U.S. history, exploring the social, political, and economic forces that have shaped the experiences of Asian Americans in distinct historical eras. The database’s interdisciplinary approach to history, emphasizes the importance of considering unique stories of Asian Americans to fully understand history.

With a library of more than 2,000 primary and secondary sources, this dynamic digital resource brings depth and breadth of coverage to topics of critical interest to cultural and ethnic studies researchers. Embedded research tools and data visualization tools allow for the analysis and comparison of trends across space and time.