Afro-American Studies core

New Afro-American Books & Media in the Five Colleges

http://fcaa.library.umass.edu:8991/cgi-bin/newbooks_2.pl?inst_req=ALL&subj_req=AFAM&weeks_req=4&type_req=ALL
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Oxford Bibliographies Online

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A scholar-curated library of subject bibliographies in the humanities & social sciences; each entry offers a guided tour through key literature on a topic.

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Tue, 2012-10-16 (All day)

Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought [Oxford]

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Access World News

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Coverage varies by title.

Current and archived news content including local, state, national and international newspapers, broadcast transcripts, news wires, news blogs, video, etc.

Date added: 
Tue, 2012-01-03 (All day)

Smith College Afro-American Majors Research Skills

http://www.smith.edu/libraries/services/faculty/infolit/ilprograms/afro-americanskills.htm

Research and information literacy skills identified as essential for Afro-American majors at Smith College.

African American Song [Alexander Street]

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Now part of "American Song." Streaming audio for jazz, blues, gospel, ragtime, folk songs, narratives, sacred music, etc. Up to the 1970s.

Dictionary of Literary Biography

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Lengthy literary biographies by recognized literary scholars and critics, covering past & present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

Ancestry (Library Edition)

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Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.

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