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Sage Research Methods has a help guide
Starting your research and need some background information?
Both editions of the International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences which covers concepts such as race relations, discrimination, race and urban planning.
Looking for information about African countries? Check the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) database/
CQ Researcher with in-depth, unbiased coverage of topics such as health care, death penalty, race and ethnicity. Helpful research tools include a timeline, pros/cons discussion and links to related issues.
Biography in Context has reference, academic and magazine articles and links to websites. The.Browse People link will filter a biography list of African Americans in the database.
PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to international and domestic policy papers and reports. Browse the links to organizations, or keyword search for reports, such as "Curbing Violence in Nigeria (II): The Boko Haram Insurgency" or "The Challenge of Credit Card Debt for the African American Middle Class.
Social Sciences Premium combines a number of databases, including IBSS, Social Services Abstracts, PAIS and Sociological Abstracts for searching for abstracts and full text.
Need news articles?
African Newspapers, 1800-1922 (World Newspaper Archive) accesses 70 historical newspapers throughout Africa.
Historical Black Newspapers contains content from African-American newspapers: Chicago Defender (1910-1975); NY Amsterdam News (1922-1993); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
Looking for Primary Sources?
Archives and Special Collections includes:
Boston Coalition for Black Women Collection
and other collections now available for research.
Check the EMK Academy of Health Careers page for more primary sources!