In response to recent events and requests for EDBI-related materials, we are trialing a new ebook platform, OverDrive. Here are the books available on this platform:
To learn more about accessing books on OverDrive, please visit the OverDrive page on our ebook guide.
A handful of the Library's ebooks have permissive licenses that allow an unlimited number of people to read the book at the same time, thus making for good book club picks. The following ebooks allow for multiple simultaneous users:
We have curated these lists of links to outside reading lists to supplement our collections. Thank you to all the authors and creators for sharing your work.
*Credit: UCLA Library
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, professor of physics, core faculty member, Women's Studies Program, University of New Hampshire
Rohan Deb Roy, Lecturer in South Asian History, University of Reading - links to many useful resources to learn more.
Beatrice Martini, a research fellow at the Stanford Digital Civil Society Lab and the Harvard Kennedy School, exploring the implications of Internet infrastructure design on human rights, and serves in a formal advisory role with the Center for the Cultivation of Technology and OpenArchive.
Union of Concerned Scientists - April 2019
This webinar features a conversation led by Indigenous and Black scholars around what it means to "decolonize science." Using the controversy over the Thirty Meter Telescope and the sacred mountain of Mauna Kea as a case study, speakers share examples of the role of colonialism in science.
Featuring: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, professor of physics, core faculty member, Women's Studies Program, University of New Hampshire; Eve Tuck, associate professor of Critical Race and Indigenous Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto; Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, PhD, assistant professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, Ithaca College; David Uahikea Maile, PhD candidate, instructor Department of American Studies, University of New Mexico.
Webinar Archives - Office for Diversity, and Outreach Services
Becoming Caltech - A series of presentations from Caltech Archives highlighting sets of archival materials based on themes such as The Cosmopolitan Club and Students of Color and Women at Early Caltech.
A collection of resources about libraries, colleges/universities, critical theory, and social justice:
Use our database subscriptions to learn more about Black and Indigenous history in America, philosophy, and race and science. For example: