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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources: DEI Library Resources


The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Resources guide features items from the print and electronic collections of the Ventura College Library, provides guidance on locating DEI library resources, and links out to other helpful online DEI resources. This is an ever-growing collection; if you would like to suggest other books or resources, please contact Kaela Casey.

Print Books from the VC Library

eBooks from the VC Library

Useful Databases

Search Tips

Keywords to Try
  • diversity
  • equity
  • inclusiv* (searches inclusivity and inclusive)
  • bias OR "implicit bias"
  • racis* (searches racist and racism)
  • antiracis* (searches antiracist and antiracism)
  • "race relations" OR "ethnic relations"
  • multiculturalism
  • "cultural pluralism"
  • microaggression
  • prejudices

Streaming Media

Race: The Power of an Illusion
bell hooks: Cultural Criticism and Transformation
The Raising of America
Stolen Education: The Legacy of Hispanic Racism in Schools
Tim Wise: On White Privilege
Becoming American
The Graduates / Los Graduados
What's Race Got To Do With It? Social Disparities and Student Success
TEDTalks: Ruby Sales—How We Can Start to Heal the Pain of Racial Division
The Price of Fairness
Prejudice: More Than Black and White

Contact a Librarian

Peter Sezzi, Librarian & Department Chair
Office:  LRC 212
Phone:  805-289-6189
Kaela Casey, Librarian
Office:  LRC 211
Phone:  805-289-6563
Linda Kennedy, Librarian
Office:  LRC 210
Phone: 805-289-6399
Reference Desk
Phone:  805-289-6382