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Refugees and Displaced Persons

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Asylum seeker - someone who has fled from her or his country and is seeking refugee status in another country.
Internally displaced person - someone who has left her or his home in fear of persecution, but has not crossed an international border.
Refugee - someone who has left her or his country or is unable to return to it owing to a well founded fear of persecution for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of particular social group or political opinion.

More books and reports:

Additional reports and publications can be found by searching the organizations and agencies listed under the Organizations/Government Departments tab above.

OneSearch - the CSUS Library Catalog

OneSearch is the CSUS Library catalog and contains the material holdings of the CSUS Library including books and videos. 

Use the multi-box ADVANCED SEARCH to search more precisely by title, author, keyword or subject. Then limit results to items in the Library by clicking on the Library Catalog link to the left of screen.

See the Library Research Guide below for more help using ONESEARCH and locating materials in the Library.

Browse the shelves

Use the Library of Congress call numbers below to browse the shelves for more books on Refugees. Reference books are located on 2 NORTH. Books that begin with the letter HV are located on 2 South;  books that begin with the letter J in the call number are located on the 3rd floor.

HV640-645            Refugee Problems
JV6001-9480         Emigration and
JV6091-6124         Emigration
JV6201-6347         Immigration
JV6403-7127         United States
JV7200-7539         Canada, Latin
                                 America, etc.
JV7590-8339.7     Europe
JV8490-8758         Asia
JV8760                   Arab countries
JV8762                    Islamic countries
JV8790-9024.5      Africa