This guide is intended for students in Professor Anthony Reed's course and provides an overview of key resources in the Yale Library for your Senior Essay Proposal and related assignments this semester.
Includes many encyclopedias, handbooks, and other reference works. Look for relevant titles under Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Literature, Race and Ethnicity Studies, Religion, and other headings. Individual books include A Companion to African American History and A Companion to African American Studies.
Includes The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology,The Oxford Handbook of African American Citizenship, 1865-Present, The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative, and other potentially relevant titles.
A combined search of the library's books, journal articles, databases, and more. Consider this a Google-like search of a vast amount of resources, but keep in mind some library materials are not indexed by the search. The search refinements and availability of multiple search fields are key to limiting the usually large number of results and finding the most relevant sources.
Searches the books, e-books, journals, government documents, and other physical and digital items owned by the library. Individual journal articles are not retrieved by the search. Best for multi-faceted searches on the Advanced search page in addition to keyword and title searches on the Basic search page.