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HIST 309: African American History: Home

This guide will help you locate sources for your HIST 309 research project.



Image credit: By Le Miroir des sports (Le Miroir des sports, 11 août 1936) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


Welcome to the course guide for HIST 309, African American History. 

In this guide, you will find links to the most useful databases and resources for identifying and locating information in African-American History.  Use the blue tabs above to navigate through the pages of this guide.

  • Books - Use this tab to search for books located online and in print at SLLC. 
  • Databases - Use this tab to search for articles located online and in print at SLLC. 
  • Websites - This tab lists a number of reliable sites about African American history. 
  • Citations - This page explains how to cite sources in Chicago Style, the preferred style handbook of historians. 
  • Evaluating Online Resources - Use this tab to learn how to evaluate websites and find credible information online.
  • Help - Confused? Need some help? Use this page to get in touch with librarians who can help you with your research.

If you're ready to try completing the HIST 309 Library Tutorial, click here!

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