African American/Black Studies
Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world’s leading journals and reference sources.
Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 6,800 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.
African-American Biographical Database - Biographical information, photographs, and illustrations on African Americans.
African-American Music Reference - Text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies illustrating the musical heritage of African Americans.
African American Song - Part of Music Online package; merged into American Song.
African Journals Online - Tables of contents and abstracts of articles from Africa-published journals on agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences.
Aluka - Digital library of resources from and about Africa. Page leads to links for both digital collections.
American Song - Part of Music Online package; information and recording regarding all varieties of American music. African-American Song has merged into this collection.
Becomeopedia.com - Description about various professions, the process and training needed to become a particular profession, along with salary and potential career paths.
Black Studies Center - Central location for resources useful for Black studies instruction and research: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals, and The Chicago Defender (1910-1975).
BlackPast - Reference and primary source center related to African American and African history.
Britannica E-books (AVL) - Unlimited access to 325 E-Books for ages 4 to adult, covering topics such as Biographies, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Culture, & Tradition, Science & Math, and Sports.
Career Library (AVL) - Resource to help prepare for college or the workforce.
CareerOneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.
Census Bureau - Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.
EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service - Gateway to electronic journal articles that can be searched by subject, title, author or text word.
Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.
Encyclopedia of Alabama - History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.
Ethnic NewsWatch (AVL)- Biographical information, photographs, and illustrations on African Americans.
General OneFile (AVL) - Comprehensive news and periodical article source from 1980 to the present.
International Index to Black Periodicals - (Part of Black Studies Center)
JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences I and IV consist of an archive of over 200 refereed, scholarly journals.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute - Information concerning Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and the movements that were/are inspired by him.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database - Information about the voyages, estimates, and images concerning the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Vocational and Career Collection (AVL) - Full-text for over 170 vocational and general periodicals.
African American Artists on Disc - Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.
Atlantic Slave Trade CD-ROM - Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.
Black Studies on Disc - Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.
Encarta Africana - Over 3,000 articles and 2,500+videos, audio clips, maps and photos including special interactive features of historic sites located in Africa and virtual tours of African cities.Located in Special Collections on the 1st Floor.