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Open Books Open Minds (2022/2023) - The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The RIC Open Books--Open Minds common book for 2022/2023

Quick Start Catalog Links

The Subject terms below will link to results in the Library's Catalog. In addition to books, DVDs, government documents, and streaming media  may be included in the results of the search. Only RIC resources are included.

To find journal articles, use one of the database links below.

Finding Articles

Academic Search Complete draws from resources in every discipline but also provides many kinds of limiters, so you can focus a search on peer reviewed articles, English language resources, certain formats, dates, etc.


JSTOR allows you to limit search results to different types of academic content, like journals or book chapters, or to primary source content, like images or documents.



SocINDEX with Full Text indexes scholarly and professional journals in social services and public policy. Beginning with the keyword "colorism" or "racial passing" will bring up articles related to issues in The Vanishing Half.