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African American History

Use this research guide to help you with your research paper or project related to African American History.

Use This Guide to Research and Find Primary Sources in African American History

Welcome to the African American History Research Guide. This guide has a snapshot of the resources available at the DVC Library, so be sure to Ask a Librarian if you need more help.

Crowd of African American men, women, and children holding and waving American flags, ca. 1919Background Research
Brainstorm. Get up to speed on your topic.

In-depth Research
Find articles, books and more!

Web Searching
Find credible websites. Use Google effectively.

Primary Sources
What are they and where to find them.

Citations
How to cite your sources. 

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