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African American Studies

This guide presents a brief introduction to library resources for the study of African American Studies.

Core Databases for African American Studies

Arts and Humanities Databases

Social Sciences Databases

U.S. Law, Government, and Statistics


Screenshot of format limiters in Scout with "Print Books" checked.To search for books in Scout, be sure to select the "Print Books" or "eBooks" limiter on the left side of the results page.

The video below gives a brief walkthrough of how to find a print book in Scout and locate it in the stacks.

UA Libraries has a large collection of ebooks, searchable in Scout or the catalog. The video below walks through the process for accessing and downloading ebooks to read on your device.

If you found a citation for a book that UA Libraries doesn't have in our collection, you can request it via Interlibrary Loan. The video below walks you through the process.