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African American Studies: Reference Sources

Guide for conducting research related to African American studies in the collections of the University of North Texas Libraries

Reference Sources -
African American Studies

W.E.B. DuBois
W.E.B. DuBois
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This page highlights general reference resources for background information on African American Studies. The boxes below search UNT Libraries general reference databases. The boxes to the right of this column focus on categories of resources in physical and electronic formats that are available for use either in one of the UNT Libraries locations or online.

Use the Books tab to search for all materials in the collections of the UNT Libraries.

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Even More ...

UNT Libraries provides two additional general reference resources that contain extensive information related to African American Studies:

CQ Press Electronic Library
(for American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs)

Oxford Reference Online
(for full text access to dictionaries and encyclopedias by Oxford University Press and selected titles from the Oxford Companion series)

African American Studies - General Guides & Introductory Sources

African American Studies - Encyclopedias

African American Studies - Dictionaries

African American Studies - Biographies & Directories

The following materials are just a small sample of the biographical resources available in the UNT Libraries. These titles are included below because they treat multiple people, are noteworthy for their content, or have relatively recent publication dates; biographies and autobiographies of single individuals as well as works for younger readers are excluded from the list.

African American Studies - Histories & Chronologies

African American Studies - Journals & Periodicals

African American Studies - Atlases & Maps

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