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Sciences: Underrepresented Groups in STEM

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library in the sciences.

Selected Books

Finding Resources


Start with the Library's online catalog to find books about underrepresented groups in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

Some of the Library of Congress Subject Headings useful in your search are:

  • Diversity in the workplace--United States.
  • Minorities in science--United States.
  • Minorities--Education (Higher)--United States.
  • Minorities--Education (Higher)
  • Minorities in science.
  • Hispanic Americans in science.

Also use specific fields, such as Minorities in engineering, etc. Note: This is a multidisciplinary area, books may be located on the several floors of the Library

Selected Library databases to find articles:

Web Resources


African Americans in STEM

Various Topics in STEM