When searching in the library's resources, it's important to think about the keywords - or search terms - you use. In Hmong studies, there are several phrases you can search in addition to the word 'Hmong', for example:
Try searching the different terms for Hmong to find different resources.
Alternatively, in many of our databases, you can combine these terms by searching: Miao OR Meo OR Hmong OR H'moung OR Mong. When you search this way, the database will find anywhere one of those terms is used.
In addition to simply searching 'Hmong' in the library's database, consider adding additional keywords to narrow your search. You can add different aspects of Hmong history and life to help focus your search results. For example, try searching:
Not sure what keywords to try? Or not finding what you need? Ask a librarian and we'll be happy to help you!
Watch this video to learn how to search OneSearch more effectively.