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Africana Studies

Researching Africana Studies

Welcome to the Africana Studies research guide. This guide brings together resources for starting your research in the following subject areas:

  • African American studies
  • African diaspora studies
  • African history and contemporary issues

Please contact your Africana Studies subject librarians for assistance in using these resources, gathering sources, and citing your sources. We are happy to help!

Getting Started

The following sources are useful library databases for defining your research question and gathering key background information that will allow you to conduct richer and more specific book and database searches. As you browse the topic overviews in the following sources, be on the lookout for important keywords (names, places, events) relevant to the heart of your research question.

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