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African American & Diaspora Studies: Getting Started

What's in this guide

Welcome to the African American and Diaspora Studies research guide. This guide was designed by librarians at UW Libraries and archivists at the American Heritage Center to provide information and resources specific to African American and Diaspora Studies. You will find tabs with information on UW Libraries databases, AADS collections at the AHC, and outside resources. 

Photo: African American baseball team, Danbury, Connecticut, Library of Congress, Creative Commons

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UW Libraries QuickSearch: includes the collections of the University Libraries, UW Law Library, and the American Heritage Center. Searches almost everything.

Use this QuickSearch link to search Books, E-Books & Media.

Lastly, use this QuickSearch link to search Course Reserves.

Interlibrary Loan: UW students, faculty and staff can request books, journal volumes, journal articles and other materials, regardless of whether it is available in the UW Libraries, online or in libraries around the world. A free service! Interlibrary Loan link.