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Research Guides & Tutorials : Special Topics

Special Topics

LGBTQIA+ Library Resources

LGBTQIA+ Library Resources

Sherrod Library is committed to being a community that values diversity in our collections, among our users, and our employees. The free and open exchange of information and experiences is a critical first step in helping all of us gain a greater understanding of what it means to be a unique individual in a very diverse world. It is with this hope that we present these library resources relating to the LGBTQIA+ experience.

In this guide you will discover information about our collections and spaces relating to LGBTQIA+ library resources.


COVID-19 Resources

Find Resources on COVID-19

This is a resource guide for the study of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) as well as a gathering of resources for those effected by it. Regional information is specific to the tri-state area (TN, NC, VA). The guide contains three sections: Regional Information (local health and safety information as well as statistics), Research on Covid-19 (databases and other collections with information on Covid-19 including statistics and data visualization), and Related Topics (includes Social Justice information, policies, responses to previous pandemics, and community support).


Anti-Racism Resources

Sherrod Library condemns the death of George Floyd - and countless other Black Americans - in police custody. We unequivocally affirm the values of diversity, inclusion, equity, and empathy. We offer our resources and services to our community wishing to advance these values.

The resources within this guide are free to the ETSU community and address topics such as race, racism, and privilege in the United States.

Civic Engagement & Voting

Civic Engagement & Voting

While voting is an aspect of civic engagement, it is not the only thing you can do. Civic engagement is how we involve ourselves in a community and society. These actions can range from volunteering to register people to vote to developing a community garden.

Equity and Inclusion in Instruction

Equity and Inclusion in Instruction

The purpose of this guide is to serve as a resources for those who are interested in promoting equity and inclusion in the classroom. The majority of the content in this guide is available through Sherrod Library. Other materials are free of charge.

This guide is meant to serve as a supplement to the 3rd Annual Equity and Inclusion Conference a campus-coordinated event through the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

In this guide you will find resources to Read, Watch, Listen to, and ways to take Action in your own classroom.