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African American Studies/AAS 1500

African experience through media

Full Text Scholarly Databases

Basically, journals articles, magazines, trade papers and some newspaper would be considered secondary sources.  

A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are one or more steps removed from the event. Secondary sources may have pictures, quotes or graphics of primary sources in them.

African American Studies (related) databases

More Databases - all disciplines

Alden Library has many resources to help 'contextualize' your research in the humanities.  The list below is recommended databases, but we have many ways to discover alternative databases:

  • Go to our Database page (from the home page).  Databases are listed by discipline.  
  • Check out Subject & Course Guides by Discipline; guides contain useful information on any aspect of the discipline; created and produced by Ohio University subject librarians.