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Where to Start - Black History Research

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Black HiStory Research Guide


Search the library catalog and subject specific databases simultaneously in the box below.


Black History Discovery @ Tarleton

Article databases

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

Handbook of Texas

History Cooperative 

JSTOR

Lexis Nexis

NewsBank

Periodicals Archive Online

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Databases Descriptions

Books, periodicals, videos, etc.

Tarleton State University Libraries Catalog

Tarleton Libraries offer a wide variety of research materials covering this specific subject. Search the catalog for books, government reports, journal titles, videos, cds, etc. Key word searching is available.

You can also locate research materials by browsing specific call number ranges on the shelves. Some relevant call number ranges include: E184.5-185.98, E441-453, and HT1501-1595.

Can’t find what you need in the catalog?  Ask a Librarian (in person, email reference@tarleton.edu, or call (254) 968-9249.  

eJournals  SFX

WorldCat

Dissertations and theses

Dissertations and Theses - Full Text (Proquest)

Professional Journals

Black History Bulletin

The Journal of African American History

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Christy Singleton
Reference Department - Office 110
phone: 254-968-1898
email: singleton@tarleton.edu


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LC Call Number Area

[E185] - African Americans

Featured Ebook

Double V: The civil Rights Struggle of the Tuskegee Airmen

Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives, edited by Michael Ezra.

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Interlibrary Loan

If you need items that the library does not own, request them through Interlibrary Loan.

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