Skip to Main Content

African & African American Studies: Getting Started

Begin your research with the best resources recommended by the subject liaison for African & African American Studies. The guide features journal indexes, reference works, primary source collections, and film documentaries.

Reference Sources

Items in the Reference collection -- particularly subject encyclopedias  -- are great starting points for your research.  Encyclopedia articles offer concise overviews of a topic, summaries of key research in a particular discipline, and often include a bibliography which can serve as a starting list of sources for your project.

Reference Sources of Note