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Africana Studies: Reference

A guide for research in Africana Studies

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Using Reference Resources

A reference source is a compendium of authoritative information, compiled for ease of use.

Reference materials include

  • subject or general encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri 
  • statistics
  • biographical compilations
  • maps
Reference materials may be found on our main floor to the left of the Research Services Desk as well as online.

African American Studies

Please visit our African American Studies LibGuide for additional information.

Online Resources

Reference Databases

CREDO Reference Online


Free Data Sites