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Black Studies: Home

A guide to resources relevant to Black Studies worldwide.

Purpose of this Guide

Bob MarleyI don't stand for the black man's side, I don't stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side.  Bob Marley 

Interdisciplinary--embodying the range of human experience and expression--Black Studies is vast and intricate to the extent that this guide can only hope to identify some of the major resources available to researchers.

Search & Find

Search & Find is a good place to start your research. Summon is a simple and fast search engine that helps you discover relevant information on any topic from the MU Libraries' collections. It is the place to start your research in scholarly journals, books, videos, maps, manuscript collections, music scores and more. From your search results, it's one step to the full text of articles or you can see if a book is on the shelf.

View a Tegrity recording of a Summon search overview.

Subject Guide

Paula Roper
167 Ellis Library

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65201



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