Intergroup Relations

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The Mark Chesler Library Collection connects the university community to more than 1200 books, films, and journals on a wide range of topics related to social identity, multiculturalism, intergroup relations, and social justice. Useful for conducting independent research, enhancing curricular content, or simply broadening horizons, materials are available for use to the entire university community and are listed in the U-M Library System's MIRLYN catalog.

Location: The Program on Intergroup Relations, 1214. S. University Ave, 2nd Floor, Suite B, Room 232
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Services: This is a resource-only library; books from the Mark Chesler Library Collection are not available for checkout. 

Search the Mark Chesler Library Collection

Launch our filtered U-M Libraries search of Mark Chesler Library Collection or do an advanced search manually, following these steps:

  1. Start at Library Search
  2. Click on Catalog
  3. Click on Advanced
  4. Look under Narrow Search, and:
    1. Under Library, choose U-M Ann Arbor Libraries
    2. Under Location, choose Mark Chesler Library

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About the Mark Chesler Library Collection

The library collection of The Program on Intergroup Relations is named in honor of Mark Chesler, professor of sociology emeritus and one of the founders of IGR. His professional and personal life exemplify IGR's mission "to pursue social justice through education."

We welcome suggestions for purchasing new items for the library. Please submit your request using the online purchase form.


If you have any questions or concerns about IGR's Mark Chesler Library Collection, please email