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African-American Studies: Getting Started

A guide to resources in African-American studies, including reference sources, books, articles and librarian-approved websites.

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This guide is designed to help you get started on your research in African-American studies.  Use the tabs above to find reference works, articles, books, citing information and librarian-approved websites. If you have any questions or want to set up an appointment to meet for more help, please contact a librarian.

If you need to find: Use the tab labeled:
  Background Information Dictionaries/ Encyclopedias
  Broad information on a topic Books
  Specific information on a topic Articles
  Statistics, or free-web sources Websites
  Primary Sources Digitized Images/ Films
  Which sources to use Evaluating Sources
  Citation Help Citing

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