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Research Guides

History : Africa: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African history.

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Totius Africæ accuratissima tabula

Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.


Writing help is available via zoom.

Starting Points: Books & eBooks

 

Advanced Search | FAQ | Known Issues

See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.


  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: slave trade africa history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "saltwater slavery".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "smallwood stephanie"

 

Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles on African history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles

Starting Points - Primary Sources

History Librarian

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Theresa Mudrock
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