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African American and African Studies

Bibliographic Guides

These bibliographies recommend research and reference materials, and may also suggest ways of doing research in history.  Use these guides to find seminal books and scholarly articles on your topic.

Helpful Guides

Periodicals from Africa: A Bibliography and Union List of Periodicals Published in Africa
Z 3503 .T73
This volume was published in 1977, and its supplement in 1984, both present to scholars a list of periodicals published in Africa. Arrangement is alphabetical by country and each entry provides basic bibliographic information about the publication.

Handbook for Research in American History: A Guide to Bibliographies and Other Reference Works
Z 1236 .P78 1994
This guide deals principally with categories of materials from library catalogs, through manuscript, newspaper, and other guides, to legal sources and oral history. It is a bibliography of bibliographies intended to direct the researcher to useful books, articles, and other sourc

Student's Guide to History
D 16.3 .B4 2013 (Ref)
A practical guide for history majors, covering the following areas: the academic discipline of history and how to use it; how to read history and prepare for exams; how to complete effective history assignments; how to research a historical topic; and how to write a research paper.



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