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Kathryn A. Martin Library

African & African-American Studies Research Guide

Find Books and Films

In order to find books and films, you can search the library catalog:

In addition to books, the catalog contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You can browse these call number areas on the 3rd floor of the library to find books related to African and African-American Studies:

  • E184.5-185.98 African-American History
  • DT African History
  • JQ1870-3981 African political institutions and public administration
  • JV8790-9024.5 Colonialism, emigration, and immigration in Africa

These call number areas can be found on the 4th floor of the library:

  • PL8000-8844 African languages and literature
  • PN841 Black literature

If the library doesn't hold a book or film you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: