Many of the books on African American history are classified in the Es and Fs, often E 185, located on the 2nd floor of Waldo Library. Use the catalog to identify books specific to your topic and if you see a pattern emerging in call numbers, then you can go browse in that area in the stacks.
Use the Library's Advanced Search to find books on your topic in the WMU collection. Click on the BOOKS AND MEDIA tab before running your search.
If you already know the title or author, use the pull-down arrow to select Title or Author.
When looking for books by topic, enter your keyword(s) into the search boxes.
SEARCH TIP: If you are using a phrase in your search, be sure and put it in quotation marks, e.g., "african americans"
SEARCH TIP: Use an asterisk * to pick up variant endings of a word, e.g. educat* will retrieve education, educator, educational, etc.