These are databases and online resources that show up in our Salmon Library Databases A-Z list. With each database there is a short description about why it is applicable to this guide and to searching for information/research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. When available, those database that have specific tools are given special highlight.
For each of these, see the notes under Basic Search Strategies to get ideas of keywords (and subject searches) to try. Those search strategies are good for the majority of the databases, below.
These first four databases are more general information databases and could be quite useful early on in your search patterns.
These databases are less aimed at peer-reviewed research and more at newspaper and other historical perspective chronicles.
These databases are often best approached with specific writers/artists in mind but can be used to find literary/music critique and so forth, as well as sometimes general reference materials about the person in question.
These databases include other ways to research the topic, from general reference works to government resources that might provide vital statistics.