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Resources for Colored Conventions Research at the University of Delaware


Resources for Colored Conventions Research at the University of Delaware is designed to provide assistance to UD instructors and other users of Colored Conventions: Bringing Nineteenth-Century Black Organizing to Digital Life, a digital humanities project. Please select a topic from the list on the left to explore a variety of resources for historical research related to the Colored Conventions.

DELCAT Discovery

Search DELCAT Discovery to find library resources related to your research topic. Users can limit searches to books, journals and other items held by the University of Delaware Library or search the entire WorldCat database that encompasses millions of titles in libraries throughout the world.

UD items appear at or near the top of the results display. Material not held by the Library (labeled WorldCat Libraries) can be requested via the "Get This For Me!" link that automatically generates an interlibrary loan request form.

Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases (e.g., "journal of american history").
  • It is important to click "Explore all editions & formats" to obtain complete information about library holdings.
  • Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR) must be capitalized (e.g., "19th century" OR "nineteenth century").

From Off Campus

Most Library online resources can be accessed from off campus by current UD faculty, staff, and students. When using links on these pages, you may be prompted for your UD username and password.