Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Looking for materials to help you celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Look no further than Fulton County Library System for a diversity of content!

Get context for May events celebrating these important aspects of United States history by streaming or downloading the 2020 PBS series Asian Americans from Access Video. All Access Videos come with full transcripts for citations, and clipping tools inside the platform can help you isolate the perfect interview or historical clip for your presentation.

Explore Asian and Pacific Island cuisine with one of our many cookbooks on Overdrive, or browse the special collection curated to celebrate this month! Want to know more about prominent Asian and Pacific Islander authors and literature? Check out the Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature, Second Edition inside Bloom's Literature containing biographies and articles. Bloom's Literature also includes their own articles on many prominent writers of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage using fully cited sources from publications like Amerasia Journal and Asian American Novelists: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. 

Need more context for Asian and Pacific Islander issues today? Try World Book Online or American History from Infobase. Both of these resources contain citation tools and fully integrate with Google Classroom.

World Book Online article on Asian American history with the sharing ability to Google Classroom highlighted on right hand side.