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HUM 2454 (Jennifer Tomlinson): African American Humanities: Finding Information

1. Explore Background Information

Explore background information on your topic. This will provide information about key people, movements, places, terms, and more on your given topic.

3. Finding Images

Adding images to your presentation provides an immediate opportunity for your audience to connect with your presentation, faster than you can speak. The visual you choose helps to anchor your message (or topic) for your audience.

There are some great resources online to help you spotlight your topic, review the suggested items below.

MLA Artwork Citation

Include artist's last name, first name. Title of the artwork in italics. The date of composition. Name of the institution that houses the artwork. Website url.

Donaldson, Jeff. Wives of Sango. 1968. National Museum of African American History and Culture. blob:null/714ca853-8920-412c-bc58-33fe8f8b79fe.

2. Explore In Depth Information

The library provides access to a variety of resources: scholarly research articles, magazine articles, news articles, e-books, streaming videos, and more. Below you will find a list of suggested databases that will provide more in depth information about a specific aspect of your topic.

Suggested Databases
Video Tutorials for Searching Gale and EBSCO Databases