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Africana Studies

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Bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks can provide you with relevant background information for topics in Africana Studies. Use Library Search to begin your searching. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact a librarian to set up an appointment.

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Below are just a few selected databases for topics in Africana Studies. Use the Get This Item button to link to full text or to request a PDF through Resource Sharing/ILL.

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(This works best if you have a citation and want to see if the Libraries own it.)

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  • Multiple Subjects or Keywords (search for "African Americans" AND "educat*")
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