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We are always looking to grow and update our research guides. If you have additions or comments on this guide please fill out this form.

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 a wealth of information and resources specific to conducting research related 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

Tips for Keyword Searches

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We understand that the hardest part of doing research can be identifying keywords. Here are some suggested keywords from your friendly UW library faculty: 

  • African American
  • Africana Studies
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Diaspora Studies
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Afro-European
  • Civil Rights

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