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AAS336: Exiles, Transplants and In- Betweeners.: Finding Books & Scholarly Articles

Fall 2012, D. Lamothe

Finding Scholarly Articles

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Finding Books

Look for books in the Five College Library Catalog using the SUBJECT BEGINS WITH search:

WRITER'S NAME -e.g. Hammon, Jupiter
African Americans intellectual life
African Diaspora
American literature  African American authors
Atlantic Slave Trade
Autobiography African American authors
Slave narratives
Slave's writing, American

Use the Request Item button in the catalog to request books from the other Five Colleges.

No luck? Expand your search by looking in Worldcat for books outside of the Five Colleges. Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Five Colleges.

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned in the Five Colleges and journal articles not owned by Smith.

Citation Help

MLA Style

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