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Black Studies 103 - Brown: Library Resources

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in Black Studies 103 with Jamece Brown.

Finding Sources Through OneSearch

Use OneSearch to find sources on a topic. Try combining some of the terms below with words that describe your specific topic. For example, if you are doing research on music, you might search for African Americans AND culture AND music.



For more search options go to Advanced Search.

Suggested Search Terms

  • African American
  • African American children
  • African American men
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Afro-Americans
  • Black Studies
  • Culture
  • Popular culture
  • Social conditions
  • Social history

Using OneSearch

Watch the video below for an introduction to searching for books, articles, and more through the Luria Library's OneSearch.

Finding Sources Through Library Databases

To find articles from periodicals (newspapers, magazines, and academic journals), search the library databases. To access databases from off campus, you will need to log in with your Pipeline username and password.

Use one of the following general databases, or ask a librarian to suggest the best database for your specific topic:

Video: Why use library search tools when you have Google?

The following video covers the differences between the surface web and deep web, what you can find through Google, what you can find through SBCC Luria Library databases and OneSearch, and how to get help with your research from a librarian: