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Syracuse University Libraries

African American Studies: Books

African American studies covers a multitude of disciplines including the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences.

New Books on African American Studies

Library print collections

There are a number of different collections on the SU Campus that may be useful for your research in African American Studies.  To search for books and other sources within the SU Library catalog, try some of the terms listed below, for example.  Also try searching the term African Americans as a subdivision, for example, under individual wars such as World War 1939-1945 African Americans.  Also look for headings with African American at the beginning of the subject term such as African American women.

  • African Americans
  • African American women
  • social sciences topics
  • humanities topics
  • maps
  • government documents



Searching for Resources in the SU Libraries' Catalog

Summon is SU Library's search engine. Using Summon, you can search the Library website for books, videos, articles, as well as other resources.

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