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Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost) R
Academy of American Poets
Description: Many links to sites of African American poets.
African American Biographical Database R
Description: A rich resource of biographical sketches of African Americans, historic photographs and illustrations, and profiles of significant political movements and organizations from 1790 to 1950. Includes narratives of former slaves, artists, homemakers, political activists, religious workers and scientists.
African American Literature
Description: Section of the Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature. Numerous links pertaining to many aspects of African American literature.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Description: African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg at New York Public Library.
Black Studies Database: Kaiser Index to Black Resources, 1948 - 1986 (Schomburg Center, New York Public Library) R
Description: Bibliographic data drawn from the handwritten notes of librarians and other staff of the Schomburg Center from 1948 until 1986. --> Number of simultaneous logons: 1.
Credo Reference R
Description: Access full text authoritative reference resources: encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies and more.
Dictionary of Literary Biography -> Use Literature Resource Center R
Description: Accessible online from several local public libraries: DC PL, Arlington County PL, PG County PL, Montgomery County PL, and Fairfax County PL --- All you need is a FREE library card at the public library of your choice --- To obtain a public library card, HU students who have not established permanent residency in DC or the neighboring jurisdictions must have a local area address, e.g., a Howard U residence hall.
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Gale Databases R
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Gale Virtual Reference Library R
Description: Access full text authoritative reference resources: encyclopedias, handbooks, biographies and more.
Description: Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
Description: INGENTA supplies access to a comprehensive collections of 8,000 academic and professional publications. While many of the articles in its database are full-text, INGENTA also indicates other sources for full-text.
Internet Public Library
Description: A vast virtual library offering a variety of exhibits and educational materials, answers to reference questions, a browsable catalog of nearly 20,000 electronic texts, and an annotated guide to web sites. Try "Ask A Question," and an IPL dedicated volunteer will attempt to answer your question and guide you where to find the information.
INTUTE: Social Sciences
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Literati by Credo Reference R
Description: Literati is a discovery portal to authoritative content(encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, etc) as well as to other online library resources and print collections. These information resources are complied in context of various "Topic Pages" - brief summaries about a particular subject followed by a variety of pertinent resources embedded in the "Page". Tutorials about the research process and in how to identify and evaluate resources are also available.
Description: Includes biographies, photos, and other information on more than 450 poets, with new pages being added all the time.
Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color
Description: "... an instructional World Wide Web site focusing on the lives and works of women writers of color."
Description: Literature and history written by and on African Americans. Many links to Web resources.