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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 7,300 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Academic Video Online - Video library spanning a widest range of subject areas.

African American Music Reference - Text reference, biographies, chronologies, sheet music, images, lyrics, liner notes, and discographies illustrating the musical heritage of African Americans.

African Journals Online - Tables of contents and abstracts of articles from Africa-published journals on agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences.

Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.

American Music - 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 (1935-1975).

Black Women's Suffrage Digital Collection - Materials (photographs, correspondence, speeches, event programs, publications, oral histories, and other artifacts) documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960.

BlackPast - Reference and primary source center related to African American and African history.

Cabell’s Journalytics - Searchable, monitored database with detailed information about verified and reputable academic journals.

Cabell’s Predatory Journals - Searchable, monitored database of deceptive and predatory journals.

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.

CORE – COnnecting REpositories - Open access research outputs from repositories and journals throughout the world.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

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.

Google Scholar - Search engine specifically for scholarly journal articles, books, dissertations, and technical reports.

JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, and VII consist of an archive of over 900 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.

OverDrive - Popular books that can be downloaded directly onto a user’s computer or mobile device. Books may be checked out for 21 days, and are automatically returned to the library at the end of the checkout period. Includes Project Gutenberg e-book collection.

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.

ProQuest Publicly Available Content - Full text of open access dissertations and theses in a variety of disciplines and the complete text is freely accessible in PDF format. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access.

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.