Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 4:39 pm
Use your Worthington Libraries card to learn more about Black History Month. Access library-exclusive research databases to explore African-Americans' influence on history, art, and culture.
- African American Experience
This resource covers a wealth of information on African American history and culture, providing authoritative reference works, primary documents, audio clips, maps, photographs, images, classroom materials, timelines and links to trustworthy web sites.
- African American History Online
A comprehensive reference database covering more than 500 years of African-American history, from the slave trade to the Civil Rights movement to the present day, this resource contains thousands of extensively hyperlinked and informative entries including topical information, biographies, primary source documents, images, timelines and maps and charts.
- African American Song
A database of sound recordings that covers all forms of African American musical expression, including jazz, blues, gospel and much more, allowing streaming access to over 50,000 tracks for students, scholars and general listeners alike.
- Oxford African American Studies Center
In addition to thousands of articles and biographies, this comprehensive resource includes primary documents with commentaries, maps, timelines, over 1000 images, over 200 charts, tables and graphs, links to authoritative Web sites and other learning resources for students and teachers and may be searched or browsed by era or topics such as Arts & Leisure, Business & Labor, Education & Academia, Government & Politics, History, Religion & Spirituality, and Science & Medicine.
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