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African-American History: Research Resources

This guide will help students in HIS201


In the African American history class it is required that a paper be written exploring the topic of student’s choice within the larger subject materials within the class.  To search well, please utilize good research strategies enclosed within the general search guides.

Gateway Search


This list is by no means exhaustive.  It gives the researcher/student some basic ideas to get their research started.  

E-Book from OhioLINK

This list is by no means exhaustive, but it gives the researcher/student some basics to start their research off.  Please utilize the databases listed for more in-depth research.

Research Databases

Use our Gateway Search to search all of our databases or choose a specific database to narrow your search. Below are a few specific databases that you may want to try. For resources or assistance searching our databases please go to the Help tab.