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This is a brief guide to introduce resources in the field of Africana Studies.

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Welcome! This is a very brief guide to resources available at the URI Libraries and online for research in Africana Studies. We have many more resources in the Reference section and online.

To locate books related to Africana Studies, conduct a subject search in the URI Libraries Search for terms such as African Americans, African Americans Social Conditions, African Americans History, African Diaspora, and so on. Similar searches in Reference Databases such as Academic Search Complete, American History and Life, and Historical Abstracts will locate articles.

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