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Zora Neale Hurston, American Author, 1935- 1943. Library of Congress, Creative Commons.
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Google Scholar is a repository for citations, e-books, and some full-text academic journals.
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Library databases collect articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers. The articles contained in each database have been selected by librarians and experts to be credible and authoritative.
Databases are searchable by topic and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection and your valid log-in credentials.
- The African American Experience
The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field.
- Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Database that is weighted more towards scholarly journals, but has magazine and newspaper articles as well. Contains articles on a large variety of topics.
- Academic Search Complete video tutorial
The ARTstor Digital Library is a collection of hundreds of thousands of images representing all eras, styles, and regions of art. It is a fantastic resource for most humanities topics.
- Biography in Context (Gale)
Biographical information on notable African Americans and their achievements.
- Biography in Context video tutorial
- Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Over 500 English-language periodicals covering literature and language, history, philosophy, archaeology, classical studies, folklore, gender studies, performing arts, history, religion and theology. Many articles in full text.
- Humanities Full Text video tutorial
Access back issues of core journals in the humanities. Indexes 19 journals covering African Americans and their contributions.
- JSTOR video tutorial