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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Black Studies. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Black Studies databases.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Accessible Archives:
    Documents related to the Civil War, abolition, and women's suffrage. Full text included; Newspapers; Primary sources; ( + )
  • America: History and Life:
    The definitive research tool for American and Canadian history. Full text included; ( + )
  • Civil War Era:
    Search newspapers and pamphlets, 1840-1865. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • New York Times, Historical Newspapers:
    Full coverage of the New York Times from its first issue in 1851. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Project MUSE:
    Over 600 full-text scholarly humanities journals. Full text included; ( + )

Books and media

FIND BOOKS IN STEELY:

  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

African American National Biography
E185.96 .A4466 2008
Black Women in America
E185.86 .B542 2005
Encyclopedia of African American Society
E185 .E546 2005
Encyclopedia of Black Studies
E185 .E554 2005
Slavery in the United States: A Social, Political, and Historical Encyclopedia
E441 .S635 2007

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • BR563.N4   -   African American Religion
  • E184.5—185.98   -   African Americans
  • E185.2—185.89   -   Status and Development since Emancipation
  • E185.61   -   Civil Rights
  • E185.96—185.98   -   Biography, Genealogy
  • E450   -   Underground Railroad
  • GV706.32   -   African American Athletes
  • M1670 and ML3556   -   African American Music
  • N6538.N5 and NX512.3   -   African American Art & Artists
  • PN1992.8.A34   -   African Americans on Television
  • PN1995.9.N4   -   African Americans in Film
  • PS153.N5 and PS508.N3   -   African American Writers & Literature

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