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African American Studies: Home


This guide provides an overview of library resources and tools for pursuing research in African American Studies. You will find information on:

Reference works, such as the Oxford Bibliographies and Cambridge Histories

Subject databases for finding the latest journal literature

Primary source databases, both newspaper and digitized manuscript collections

How to find archival sources at Yale and beyond

Print, digital, and microform formats are all covered to provide a broader starting point for research.

Top Resources

Links to some best bets for research in African American Studies. Be sure to check the remaining pages on this guide for more resources and suggestions.