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Syracuse University Libraries

African American Studies: E-Resources

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

Repositories of Digital Collections

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E-book collections

Each of these collections allows for full-text searching of all titles simultaneously:

  • ACLS Humanities E-Book
    Full-text of books in all areas of history.
  • Annual Reviews
    This collection includes over 30 titles in both the physical and social sciences, many of which may be useful for research in GEO 319.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library
    HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. HathiTrust currently supports ingest of digital book and journal content, and similar book-like materials (e.g., manuscripts)
  • Internet Archive
    The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
  • Making of America
    Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

  • Oxford Reference Online
    An interdisciplinary collections of over 280 dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks from Oxford University Press. A more authoritative alternative to Wikipedia.