Black Studies Collections

Guide to African American reference

Guide to Afro-Caribbean reference

History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library

Internet Links

Networked databases

Online Library Catalog

Subject bibliographies



African Americana Library News rss

LC Gets Oral History Archive
Jul 3, 2014
The HistoryMakers archive of African American interviews

Amos Kennedy exhibit
Apr 23, 2014
One Night Stand: Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Poster Show

Gwendolyn Brooks Event
Feb 27, 2014
Celebrate the Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks on April 24th

New digital acquisition
Feb 19, 2014
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, 1895-1992

Gwendolyn Brooks Archive Acquired
Oct 18, 2013
Extensive literary manuscripts and archives of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917-2000)

African American Research Center

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   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.   • Librarian: Thomas Weissinger.

 

Selected Resources:

 

Bibliographic Guide to Black Caribbean Literature | AFRO 102: Researching the African American Experience | Periodicals | Electronic Books | Historical Texts | Newspapers  |   Pan-African CD-ROM Workstation | Video Tapes & DVDs

 

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