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African American Literature

A beginner's guide to African American Literature resources in the James E. Shepard Memorial Library

E-Books on African American Literature

ABC-CLIO E-book Collection via ABC-CLIO
Coverage: It is a collection of complete all searchable by keyword, subject, author, title, or any Boolean search method. It includes the series Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.

 eBook Collection on EBSCOhost (Former: NetLibrary) via NC LIVE
: Provides easy access to the full text of more than 10,000 reference, scholarly, and professional books.

Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale Coverage: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries.

MyiLibrary via IngramCoverage: MyiLibrary offers access to more than 350 full-text online books.  The eBooks can be read from your computer screen. No proprietary e-book reader or download is required. Books are available on a variety of topics, including Language Learning, Medical and Health, American History, World History, North Carolina History, Project Management, Classic Literature, Art, Do It Yourself, and Criminology.

 University Press Scholarship Online via Oxford University Press
Coverage: University Press Scholarship Online offers 9,700+ titles available in 24 subject areas, from nine leading university presses. Aggregating monograph content from leading university presses, UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform. It includes:

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