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African American Studies Research Guide: Article Databases

This guide will help you find resources related to African American Studies

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General Resources may also contain many useful articles or other types of information on your topic.
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Welcome to the African American Studies Research Guide

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Welcome to the Woodward Library Research Guide for African American Studies. Here you will find links to databases with journal articles, e-books, webpages and online videos in the area of African American Studies. For more current research information, search article databases. For older background and sometimes more in depth information, use books.

Books/media that you can check out

  • History of African Americans E184.5-185.98. 
  • Slavery in the United States.Antislavery movements, browse E441-453. 
  • African American Resource room on the third floor- good for browsing

African American Studies crosses all subject areas. For library materials on African Americans in other subject areas, search the library's catalog Austin (under the Find Books tab) and combine your search term with African American*.

Example: Education and African American*. 

For Articles, select a database and search using the same protocols described above for books.

African American Studies Resources for Research

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