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Jessie Ball duPont Library

African and African American Studies

A guide to basic research sources in African and African American Studies.

Dr. John Ernst's Reading List on the African-American Experience

Dr. Ernst's Reading List  on African American history, culture and literature,

Dr. John Ernst is a leading scholar in 19th-century African American literature and is the Judge Hugh M. Morris Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Read more about him here.


Credo Reference: American History

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Credo Reference

Encyclopedias and related sources

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Other Helpful Skills

Polish some of the research skills that will be necessary for research, writing, and presentation across multiple academic disciplines.