A comprehensive collection of scholarship focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Includes major reference works, biographies, bibliographies, primary source documents, images, maps, and other supplementary material.
African American Studies
More than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
EBL e-books are a substantial collection of electronic texts available through Encore, ODYsseus, and the ConnectNY catalog. EBL e-books strengthen our collection in areas like economics, business, education, modern languages, performing arts, religious studies, and networked information technology. Among the presses contributing titles to EBL books are Oxford University Press, MIT Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, and Harvard University Press. EBL e-books are published through ConnectNY, when you open an EBL e-book you wil
ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is an online collection of approximately 3,700 books on humanities topics. This collection is searchable through Encore and ODYsseus.
A multi-disciplinary full text database that includes peer-reviewed academic journals as well as general magazines and news sources. The database contains full text for more than 8,750 journals including more than 7,800 peer-reviewed titles.
Fulltext access to approximately 270 US newspapers spanning 150 years of the African American experience. The collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.
Created from the Library Company of Philadelphia's acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection — an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history — this unique online resource will provide researchers with more than 12,000 printed works.