Library today: Try new African American studies database
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 7,500 articles by top scholars in the field. Users can choose to view biographies, subject entries, primary sources, images, maps, or charts and tables when searching or browsing. The site's thematic timelines and Learning Center resources also provide users with powerful tools for navigating the content. The core content includes the acclaimed Africana, the new Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present, Black Women in America, second edition, and the much-anticipated African American National Biography, which presents African American history through the lives of its people, ultimately offering more than 6,000 biographies.
The AASC is currently available via the UST Libraries database trials page. Feedback regarding this database is welcome here. Trial ends March 16.
A reminder to UST students about copying and printing in the libraries: Printing and photocopying in UST libraries are free for the first 400 pages each semester. UST students do not need to purchase copy cards until they have exceeded the 400-page limit. For details, check the IRT Print Management Overview page.