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African American Studies: Databases

Finding Article Databases

UC Library Search will retrieve articles from many, but not all, of the article databases provided to you by the Library. Another option is to search a subject-based database or research tool. The Library gives you access to over 200 article databases covering different disciplines.

1.  Think about which academic disciplines might write about your topic.  Examples:  literature, film, anthropology, history...

2.  From the Library home page, select "Databases" and then click on "Browse All Databases." On the next screen, use the drop down menu for All Subjects to find your discipline.

UC Library Search box on library homepage

Select the appropriate academic disciplines and then look for "Recommended" databases.

Online journal collections

Selected databases