GALILEO DATABASES LexisNexisAcademic – Locate this database by name in GALILEO. Search under “Guided News Search—U.S.News—Southeast Regional Sources” to locate articles from The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, the Atlanta Daily World, and others. Include such terms as “ethnic communities,” “refugees,” “remittance,” and “immigrants” or the names of specific ethnic communities (Hispanic*, Somali*, etc.) in your search.
New Georgia Encyclopedia - The New GeorgiaEncyclopedia supplies information on Georgia’s history, places, and people. Locate this database under the “Georgia” tab in GALILEO. Search under “Folklife—Customs and Local Traditions—Ethnic Celebrations” to read about Georgia’s ethnic communities.
Georgia Census Data – Provides quick statistical facts about the state and all Georgia counties. Locate this database under the “Georgia” tab in GALILEO. Search under “Government Information and Publications–Georgia Census Data” to read about Georgia’s ethnic population.
BOOKS GeorgiaCounty Guide. Ref. 284.3.B3 Also available online at www.georgiastats.uga.edu GlobalAtlantacommunity profiles. Ref.F294.A8 S39
EthnicAtlanta : the complete guide to Atlanta’s ethniccommunities / Janet Schwartz, Denise Black. Ref. F294.A8 S39 1993
Strangers in the city : the Atlanta Chinese, their community, and stories of their lives / Jianli Zhao. Circ. F294.A89 C59 2002
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life. Ref. GN307.W66
Globalizing Georgia : Atlanta ethnicity atlas and multicultural directory of Georgia 2003-2004 / D.A. Duchon, Elaine Hallisey Hendrix, Jeremy S. Kart, Susan M. Walcott.
Ref. GN560.G4 D9 2003
Chase’s Calendar of Events. Ref. GT4803.C48
International Book of Days. Ref. GT4803.D6
Remittances: Development impact and future prospects / editors, Samuel Munzele Maimbo, Dilip Ratha. Circ. HG3877 .R46 2005
Challengesto the WorldBank and IMF : Developing country perspectives / edited by Ariel
Buira for the G24 research program. Circ. HG3881.5.W57 C463 2003
Making services work for poor people. World Development Report, 2004.World Bank and Oxford University Press. Circ. HG3881.5.W57 M34 2004
The Atlantaparadox / David L. Sjoquist, editor. Ref. and Circ. HN80.A8 A86 2000
WEBSITES Access Atlanta – Information and links to Atlanta area events and festivals of all types. Available online at www.accessatlanta.com/events/content/events/index.html
Atlanta Heritage – Information on festivals of many cultures. Links to some of the largest and best-known festivals in Atlanta. Available online at www.atlantaheritage.com/festcultures.html
Atlanta Regional Commission – The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county metropolitan area. Available online at http://www.atlantaregional.com/cps/rde/xchg/
Global Atlanta Snapshots – The Global Atlanta Snapshots series is published by the Atlanta Regional Commission. It is designed to help community, elected and business leaders become more familiar with the culture, language and customs of the increasingly diverse population living and working in the Atlanta region. The snapshots celebrate the rich ethnic and cultural diversity that our region now enjoys. Available online at http://www.atlantaregional.com/cps/rde/xchg/SID-3F57FEE7-2EEDE764/arc/hs.xsl/196_ENU_HTML.htm
Bureau of Economic Analysis – U.S. International Transaction Accounts Data. Available online at http://www.bea.gov/bea/international/bp%5Fweb/filter.cfm?anon=431&table_id=10
Georgia County Snapshots – Detailed portraits of Georgia’s 159 counties, including demographic information. Available online at http://www.dca.state.ga.us/Snapshots/default.asp
Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Provides statistics and information on the Hispanic population and market, including Hispanic demographic and economic growth in Georgia and Atlanta, education and Hispanics, and Hispanics and the 2004 election. Available online at www.ghcc.org
Migration Information Source – Provides fresh thought, authoritative data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends. A unique, online resource, the Source offers useful tools, vital data, and essential facts on the movement of people worldwide. Available online at http://www.migrationinformation.org/
Quarterly Population Statistics – This webpage features a color-coded map showing the distribution of the overall ethnic makeup of Atlanta, with links to other interesting information. Available online at http://www.ersys.com/usa/13/1304000/ethnic.htm
World Bank – The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world and includes statistical information. Available online at http://devdata.worldbank.org/data-query
Yahoo Cultures and Groups – An online directory listing many of the ethnic groups in Atlanta. Provides links to community calendars, newspapers, events, and centers. Available online at http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/U_S__States/Georgia/Metropolitan_Areas/Atlanta_Metro/Community/Cultures_and_Groups/