Black Studies Collections

Guide to Selected African American Printed Reference Books

Guide to Selected African Caribbean Printed Reference Books

History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library

Internet Links

Networked databases

Online Library Catalog

Subject bibliographies

African Americana Library News rss

Atlanta U Woodruff Library
Nov 10, 2016
AUC Library Becomes First From HBCU To Win ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Hein Slavery Collection
Oct 19, 2016
Now Available FREE: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Online Exhibit
Oct 3, 2016
Emory University's Hatch-Billops Collection

Toni Morrison Papers
Jun 27, 2016
Morrison Papers Open for Research at Princeton University

Ntozake Shange Collection
Apr 18, 2016
Barnard College Acquires Collection of Ntozake Shange Papers

African American Research Center


   Room 246 Main Library, 1408 West Gregory Drive,
Urbana, IL 61801



The  African American Research Center of the History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library is one of several units responsible for building the University Library's African American Studies collection.  The University Library's African American Studies collection includes materials on the Black experience in the Americas and worldwide outside of Africa. Consisting of more than 100,000 volumes, the collection is distributed throughout the University's various libraries, with the largest number located in the Main Library book stacks.  The African American Research Center is available to anyone looking for facts, books, articles, or other media, about the Black experience in the Americas and the African diaspora.  


Selected Resources

Librarian: Thomas Weissinger  |  New Titles (Books, DVDs)  |  Bibliographic Guide to Black Caribbean Literature  


Contact us:


URL:  /afx/afro.htm