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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 6,800 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Accessible Archives Full-text Databases - Full-text database of 18th and 19th Century newspapers including African American newspapers.

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 Poetry Database - Consists of African American Poetry (1750-1900) and Twentieth-Century African American Poetry (1900-present) collections.

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.

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.

Camellia Net - Shared e-audiobook and Adobe e-book collection.

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.

Oxford African American Studies Center - Reference and editorial collection concerning African American history and culture.

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.