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AAS 400 African American Popular Culture (FALL 2017): Looking for Journal Articles

Types of Periodical Articles

Citation Databases

This citation database is one of a few powerful research tools that cover a vast scope of interdisciplinary subject matter involving all topic areas. SCOPUS also includes "times cited" links that allow a researcher or author to follow-up on subsequent citation patterns for an article(s) of interest:

Databases to Journal Articles


These are electronic indexes that you can search to locate journal articles, books, and book chapters. To access any of the databases from off campus, you will be prompted for your NETID and password. For additional assistance with this, please go to the instructions for remote access to databases.

See also the SU Libraries page of selected African American Studies databases

 Recommended Databases:


Use the Journal Locator

The journal locator is a list of print and electronic journals, magazines, and newspapers available through the Syracuse University Libraries.