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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
--Ready Reference-- LB 2369 .G53 2009


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      African American History

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      This guide presents selected resources for African American History which are available through the Southeastern Louisiana University Sims Library and open access websites.


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      Statistical Sources

      Black Americans: a Statistical Sourcebook
      --Reference Stacks-- E 185.5 .B512 2001
      Statistical Record of Black America
      --Reference Stacks-- E 185.5 .S83


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        Top Ten Resources for African-American History

        African American Heritage --
        Site maps and cultural themes, from the National Park Service.

        African American Odyssey --
        A special presentation of the Library of Congress, showcasing their collection.

        Amistad Research Center --
        Homepage for "an independent manuscripts library dedicated to preserving African American and ethnic history and culture."

        Schomburg Center --
        Official website of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

        The Root -- The Root is a daily online magazine that provides thought-provoking commentary on today's news from a variety of black perspectives.

        The African American Encyclopedia
        --Reference Stacks-- E 185 .A253 (8 vol)

        Africana: The Encyclopedia of African & African American Experience ,2nd ed
        -- Reference stacks-- DT14 .A37435 2005 (5 vol)

        Black Women in America, 2nd ed
        -- Reference stacks-- E 185.86 B542 2005 (3 vol)

        Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
        --Reference Stacks-- E 185 .E54 (5 vol)

        Encyclopedia of Black Studies
        -- Reference stacks-- E 185 .E554 2005


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