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Antiracism and Social Justice Titles Now Available from the NIH Library

The NIH Library has expanded access to several eBooks and audiobooks in the Library’s OverDrive collection. These titles provide diverse narratives about the racial and social justice landscape of America. By making these titles available to NIH staff, we hope to encourage ongoing exploration and discussion of these challenging issues and ultimately work towards creating a culture of inclusion, equity, and respect for all.

Multiple copies of the following titles are now available for NIH staff to check out:

  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt:  eBook
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi:  eBook  |  audiobook
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo:  audiobook
  • Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias by Pragya Agarwal:  eBook
  • White Fragility:  Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo:  eBook  |  audiobook
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson:  eBook

Visit OverDrive to view and check out titles available through the NIH Library. Then, read or listen on your own device. You can also place holds on items that are checked out, recommend new content, and download items for offline usage. OverDrive is compatible with most computers, smart phones, tablets, and eReaders, including Kindles.

Get started by going to the OverDrive page on your computer or by downloading the OverDrive app to your mobile device. You will need your NIH PIV card or NIH username and password to set up an account and log in. Go to the NIH Library’s OverDrive page to learn more.

If you are forming a group to discuss these books, the Library may be able to assist with arranging access to additional copies. For more information about these antiracisim and social justice titles or requesting additional copies, or if you need help using OverDrive, contact Dera Tompkins at or 301-827-3935.

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