Search DELCAT Discovery using specific subject headings for your topic. For help in selecting headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings or Ask a Librarian. Sample subject headings include:
African American soldiers
African American women--Biography
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Politics and suffrage
African Americans--Social conditions
Black lives matter movement
Black Panther Party
Racially mixed people
Segregation in education
Slavery in the United States
Slavery in the United States--Condition of slaves
United States. Colored troops
The terms used to describe people of African descent have evolved over time. See the Special Collections African American Studies guide for additional resources on language that may be helpful to consider when writing and researching African American and Black Studies.
Most e-books can be found in DELCAT Discovery and you can read them by clicking Access Online. The following collections are not represented in DELCAT and must be searched separately.