Introducing more diverse resources into your reading list isn’t always going to be a simple process. One way to make a start is to search publishers’ websites for topics you want to cover and check the ethnicity of authors using resources such as social media, their institution’s web page and profiles on Scopus or Google Scholar.
The Library is constantly monitoring new books which you add to your reading lists and will purchase them, assuming that they are available to buy in the UK and that the cost is not prohibitive.
Another idea is to try searching the catalogues of universities which have international collections, including those in Africa, Asia or South America. Here are a few you may want to use:
There are quite a few diversified reading lists, catalogues and blogs for specific subject areas which have already been collated by academics at other institutions. Here is a selection of some of the best which are publicly available. If you come across a great resource, please let us know at email@example.com so that we can add it to this list.
As you consider adding new material to diversify your reading lists, you will probably need to move beyond established academic publishers’ offerings. Here are a few resources you may want to use to look for academic materials by BAME authors: