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African American Studies

Information resources for UCI students, faculty, and staff interested in African American Studies.

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Connect from Off Campus

Researching from home? Remote access to the UCI Libraries' licensed online resources is available to current UC Irvine students, faculty & staff. Visit our Connect from Off-Campus page for more information!

Primary Sources

This page lists numerous databases of primary source content. However, please see the Newspaper tab, the Streaming Media tab, and the Libraries, Museums, & Institute tabs for additional primary source content. In addition to news and film, there are several online exhibitions or collections hosted by various cultural institutions that may be of value to your research.

Primary Source Collections

Numerous collections in the African American History section below can be crossed searched in these databases:

African American Music, Drama, and Literature Sources

African American History Sources