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African American Studies Resources: Home

Resources for research in African American Studies available through Lane Library.

Selected Digital Collections

Films on Demand, streaming media

These films are available from the GALILEO database, Films on Demand and so require the GALILEO password from off campus. 


Information resources on the African American experience and the academic discipline of African American Studies.

Some sources of overviews, to get started:





















Civil Rights march on Washington D.C. August 28, 1963 from Library of Congress

Books about African American history

Related Guides

These are guides to the databases, other tools for current research in the disciplines; we'll not repeat the resources on this guide, but recommend their use.

The Souls of Black Folk, 1904

Major Reference works

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Key Reference Sources