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African American History

Research Tips

  • Tip 1: Once you have located a book on your topic click on the subject headings of the catalog record. This can lead you to additional books on the same topic.
  • Tip 2: Look to see if the catalog record has a summary or table of contents of the book and is available in other editions.
  • Tip 3: When doing keyword searching, try combining keywords/phrases. Be aware of the differences between broad and narrower, search. Use AND, OR, and NOT to limit or expand your results.

Primary and Secondary Sources