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African American Resources: Locating books

Along with a selection of African American resources suggested by Northwest students and faculty, this guide includes library resources, campus/community support, mental/physical health sources, and legal rights.

Subject headings

Find books using "subject headings," tags assigned to books that describe the topic.

Examples: 

      

African American leadership 
United States Race relations
African American authors
African Americans History 
African Americans Social conditions     
African Americans Economic conditions      
African Americans Mental Health    
Racism United States      
African Americans Juvenile Literature    
African Americans Juvenile Fiction

Search for books

On the library's homepage, type a keyword, title, or author into the Quick Search box:

[ Quick Search box ]

In the left sidebar (Refine Results area), place a checkmark by Books, eBooks, Video. Click View Item Record in Catalog to locate additional information about the item. 

Note: Use Advanced Search to limit to a specific library location (Juvenile collection, Popular, New Books), format, language, date, etc.

Search for items held behind the Library Services Desk on Course Reserves.

[ Course reserves search ]

[ Mobius Logo ]

[ WorldCat ]

[ Maryville Public Library Catalog }

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

EBSCOhost eBooks

Comprehensive eBook collection of over 118,000 titles includes digital, full-text versions of academic books from science, education and technology to the humanities and social sciences, literature and fiction. Many (but not all) permit multiple, simultaneous users.

New books

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