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African American Studies Sources

Online Databases

Some of these databases can be accessed from home for instructions on what is available and
information on accessing them please follow this link.

America: History and Life 
Custom Newspapers
Expanded Academic ASAP
History Resource Center: US

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe


Internet Resources  

African Americans in the Visual Arts
African Art World.Com
Afro-American Web Connection

Amistad Links

Black Film Center/Archive

Breaking Racial Barriers

Museum of Afro-American History - Boston


Selected Periodicals  

African American Review     
African Arts
African Music
Black Music Research Journal
Black Scholar
Journal of Black Studies
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Reference Sources

African American historic places                                                                                                  
Ref. E 185 .A2534    

Black literature criticism : excerpts from criticism of the most significant 
works of
Black authors over the past 200 years 

Ref. PS 153.N5 B556

Black women writers (1950-1980) : a critical evaluation
Ref. PS 153.N5 B558

Blacks in opera : an encyclopedia of people and companies, 1873-1993
Ref. ML 102.O6 S6

Chronology of African-American history : significant events and people from 1619 to the present 
Ref. E 185 .H64

Encyclopedia of African-American civil rights : from emancipation to the present
Ref. E 185.61 .E54

Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history
Ref.  E 185 .E54

Modern African American writers 
Ref. Z 1229.N39 M63

The Negro in American History                                                                                                 
Ref. E 185 .N4

Call Numbers 

E 184.5 185.98              African American History

E 185.2 185.89              Status and development since emancipation

E 185.96 185.98            Biography, genealogy


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