Afro American Studies
Researching the Civil Rights Movement
Library Guide for Afro Am 236:
HISTORY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
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- Civil Rights Digital Library - primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale. The CRDL features a collection of unedited news film from the WSB (Atlanta) and WALB (Albany, Ga.) television archives held by the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia Libraries. The CRDL provides educator resources and contextual materials, including Freedom on Film, relating instructive stories and discussion questions from the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia, and the New Georgia Encyclopedia, delivering engaging online articles and multimedia.
Newspapers and Magazines
Black newspapers and magazines
Other newspapers and magazines
Film and Video
Use a citation manager, such as Zotero to keep track of your research.
Put all your references in one place, create quick and easy bibliographies, build your knowledgebase for the rest of your career. For help, check out the online guides and webinars or Ask a Librarian.
Some tips on using Chicago notation style with Zotero.
Tips for Databases
- From off-campus locations, an IT Computer Account is required to access licensed databases.
- After you've run a search, use the button (if the database has it) to retrieve articles or to be taken directly to Interlibrary Loan, so you can order the article if UMass does not have it.
Online Encyclopedia of African American History
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