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Most of the indexes listed below are not specifically focused on Africana Studies topics but will all have information pertinent to different
areas of the program.
Black Studies Center Contains the Schomburg Studies in the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals, Black Literature Index, and full text of the Chicago Defender and Daily Defender.
Multidisciplinary Print Indexes
G.K. Hall Index to Black Periodicals (Ref. AI 3.O4) 1999-2002.
In Black and White: a Guide to Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, and Books Concerning More Than 15,000 Black Individuals and
Groups (Ref. E 185.96.I52 1980)
Index to Black Periodicals (Ref. AI 3.O4) 1988-1999.
Kaiser Index to Black Resources, 1948-1986. Schomburg Center.
(Ref. E 185.K24) 5 v.
Arts and Literature
Abstracts Includes information compiled by specialists with expertise in all fields of art to provide an international
perspective on many art subjects. Indexes major English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as European
periodicals in a number of different languages. Provides access to a wide range of bibliographies, notices of competitions and awards, reports of conferences, exhibition listings, review articles, interviews, and film reviews. Serves as a comprehensive record of reproductions of works of art that appear in the indexed publications.
(Music Literature) International bibliography of scholarly writings on music and related disciplines. Includes articles, books,
bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, e-publications, films and videos, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works,
ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, reviews.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) Covers theory and research in international affairs.
Includes working papers from university research institutes, books, journals, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research
projects, conference proceedings, policy briefs and economic indicators. Also includes maps and country data and more.
bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature
(Bibliography of Africana Periodical Literature Database) and African
Women's literature (African Women's Database) and a comprehensive
bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa
(Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa: 1763-2000: A
Comprehensive English Language Bibliography).
History and Life Index to articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, book and media reviews on history and culture of U.S.
and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes abstracts and links to full-text in other library databases.
Sociological Abstracts Provides access to world's literature in sociology and related disciplines (anthropology, economics,
education, medicine, political sciences, and more. Abstracts of journal articles, conference papers, conference papers, dissertations, books, and