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African American Studies

A guide to finding resources in the Ball State University Libraries for African American studies. Access this guide directly at

Research Databases

These databases are good places to find articles related to topics in African American studies.  See our databases page for a complete list of databases.

Finding Articles with MultiLink

MultiLink is a service that looks for the full text of articles online when the full text is not available in the database you are searching in.

To begin the search, click on the button on the results list.  If online full-text is available, MultiLink will either take you to a page were a link will be provided to an electronic resource which contains the article, or it will take you directly to a source where it can be downloaded or found.  If it is not available electronically, there a link to an interlibrary loan form.