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AAS-385: Special Topics in African American Studies


This guide is intended to support students enrolled in AAS 385: Special Topics in African American Studies.  

In this guide, you will find resources and tools to help you conduct research for your research assignments. Use the yellow tabs on the left sidebar to navigate between different pages.

  • Library and Writing Center - recommended library databases and information for research assistance and Writing Center
  • Types of Sources - an overview of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources
  • Find Primary Sources - recommended databases and websites for finding primary sources
  • How Do I Find - provides how-to guides for finding different types of sources, including news articles, images, government information, and more
  • Evaluating Sources - criteria for evaluating the credibility and authority of a source
  • Citing Sources - an overview of various citation styles

Contact us at if you have any questions!