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Africana Studies: Research and Reference Tools

A guide for research in African American and African Studies

We have workshops for managing your citations!

View recordings of past webinars and sign up for fall 2021 workshops on our Training page.

Recordings are available for Endnote (X9 version only), RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley Desktop, and Introduction to Citation Management. See how citation management software can help your create your bibliography and keep track of your references in this 40 second video.

Note: Librarians at Snell have created tutorials for setting up shortcuts for exporting to EndNote (Instructions for Mac and for PC).

Online Reference Tools

Research Tools



Sage Research Methods is an online collection of reference tools, handbooks, manuals, videos and project planners about research. Sage Research Methods has a help guide


Research Tutorials developed by the Northeastern University Library staff.

Research Guides, including: