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AFAM 100N: Black Freedom Struggles

a guide to resources helpful for completing assignments for AF AM 100

Encyclopedias and other Reference Sources

Reference sources like encyclopedias and specialized dictionaries can provide background information and a general overview of your topic.

Simply add the word encyclopedia or dictionary to your search term to find them.

For example: civil rights AND dictionary | african american AND encyclopedia

Some online encyclopedias that may be helpful for finding background information about your topic:

Choose Multicultural Studies from the right-hand menu to search these resources.