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History: African American History

This guide links to useful databases and resources for 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.

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